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Jury Selection Set to Begin Tuesday in Crone Sexual Assault Case

MT. VERNON – Jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday in a 2018 Jefferson County case charging a 35-year-old Ina man with sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13.

Dustin Crone was arrested in October 2018 and charged with two Class X felony charges of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13 and Class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 13.

According to court information, two of the charges claim the offenses took place between 2017 and 2018, and a third charge specifies the offense took place April 11, 2018.

Crone has been free since posting $12,500 bond in December of 2018. The case was investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.