An alleged child predator has been taken off the streets.
Fifty-five-year-old Michael Thomas of La Salle was jailed Friday on charges of indecent solicitation of a child and sexual exploitation of a child. He’s accused of exposing himself and asking for sexual acts from underage girls. One of the alleged incidents happened at Hegeler Park in La Salle.
Thomas needs $4,000 to get out of jail. Additional charges are possible.
His lengthy criminal history in La Salle County includes arrests for burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, forgery and drugs.