Union County State's Attorney's Office

Marion Man Charged with Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Bradley L. Wyant (DOB 4/30/1966) of Marion, Illinois has been indicted by the Union County Grand Jury on four (4) counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child, all Class X Felonies and three (3) counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, all Class 2 Felonies.  Wyant is charged with sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13 years during 2014.  Wyant was arrested in October of 2014 following an investigation by Union County Sheriff Deputies. 

Wyant is being held in the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro on $500,000 bond.  His next court appearance is Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro.

The Union County State’s Attorney’s Office reminds the public that charges are not evidence of guilt.  A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833-5500 for any available booking photographs.

Union County State's Attorney's Office