Waukegan man wanted for sex assault arrested in Louisiana after trying to escape through chicken coop

Mario Colindres-Galeano was wanted on two December 2019 arrest warrants for aggravated criminal sexual abuse and child pornography charges.

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U.S. Marshall arrested a man wanted for sex assault March 2, 2020 in the 19400 block of Slemmer Road in Covington, Louisiana.

U.S. Marshall arrested a man wanted for sex assault March 2, 2020 in the 19400 block of Slemmer Road in Covington, Louisiana.

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A 26-year-old Waukegan man wanted on sex-related charges was arrested Monday in Louisiana after U.S. Marshals found him escaping from a home through the rear of a chicken coop.

Mario J. Colindres-Galeano was wanted on two December 2019 arrest warrants in Waukegan for aggravated criminal sexual abuse and child pornography charges, the Lake County sheriff’s office said in a statement.

In February, deputies learned that Colindres-Galeanowas hiding in Covington, Louisiana, the sheriff’s office said.

U.S. Marshals served an arrest warrant Monday forColindres-Galeano in the19400 block of Slemmer Road, and found him trying to escape through a rear access hatch of a chicken coop attached toa home, the sheriff’s office said.

He was arrested and taken toSt. Tammany Parish Jail, where he remains held pending extradition hearings, the sheriff’s office said. His bondwas set to $1.5 million.

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