Mt. Vernon Man Arrested on Charge of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child

Charles Broadway / Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Bail has been set at $150,000 for a 32-year-old Mt. Vernon man arrested Tuesday night by Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies in connection with a call they received about an alleged sexual assault of a child.

Charles W. Broadway is charged with two counts of Class X felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13 and Class 2 aggravated criminal sexual abuse causing bodily harm.

JCSO responded around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to an address on North Seven Mile Creek Lane in reference to a call about a sexual assault. Upon arrival deputies made contact with all involved and called for detectives.

Detectives arrived on scene and after an investigation Broadway was taken into custody and was taken to the Jefferson County Jail where he remains.