Community alert leads to arrest of man for sexually abusing 10-year-old girl in Logan Square, police say

Maurice Rocquemore has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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Bail was denied Thursday for Jesus Garcia, 22, accused of fatally shooting a 25-year-old man on Sept. 17 in Logan Square.

A 34-year-old man has been charged with sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl June 7, 2021, in Logan Square.

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A man was arrested for sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl in Logan Square after a community alert was issued with his photo, Chicago police said.

Maurice Rocquemore, 34, was charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim younger than 13, Chicago police said.

Rocquemore approached the 10-year-old and another girl, 7, in the 2500 block of West Lyndale Street on Monday, police said. He spoke with them and then fondled the 10-year-old before walking away.

He was taken into custody about 10:50 a.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of West Webster Avenue when witnesses pointed him out to officers after seeing a community alert, police said.

Rocquemore was due in bond court Thursday.

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