Press Release - Criminal Sexual Assault
On 07-09-14, the East St. Louis Police Department received a report of a Criminal Sexual Assault which involved a security officer from the East St. Louis Senior High School and a 16 year old victim. On 07-10-14, St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson authorized the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department to conduct the investigation because it was determined the offense occurred outside of their jurisdiction.
The suspect was identified as:
Isaac O. Turner B/M, 12-26-71 (42 y/o) 5600 Old Missouri Rd. East St. Louis, IL 62201
Investigator Scott Toth was assigned the investigation. During the course of the investigation, it was determined Isaac O. Turner was employed as a school security officer, maintaining a position of authority in relation to the female minor and committed an act of sexual penetration. The alleged incidents began during February of 2012.