Central Illinois Man’s Sex Assault Trial In Mercer County Continued To Later This Month

leonhartAnother delay in the case of a central Illinois man facing predatory criminal sexual assault charges in Mercer County. A pre-trial conference was continued to August 19th for 47 year old Harry Leonhart of Carlinville today in Mercer County Circuit Court. The delay was requested by the defense. He is facing two Class X felony counts involving a victim under the age of 13. Leonhart was arrested last April following an investigation by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, Joy Police Department and Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. He remains in the Mercer County Jail on $200,000 bond.