Salem Police Arrest Man Accused of Sexual Assault of Child Placed in His Home

Salem Police Arrest Man Accused of Sexual Assault of Child Placed in His Home

SALEM (WRXX) – Salem police arrested a 31-year-old man Thursday for alleged sexual assault of an 8-year-old child at his home.

According to police, Jerry Summers was arrested on a charge of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child. Summers is accused of committing an act of sexual conduct with an 8-year-old child who had been placed in his home between August and December of 2020.  

The report was made to DCFS after the child was no longer in the home and the Salem Police Department was notified by DCFS.

Summers was taken to the Marion County Jail to await formal charges.

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