Wolf Lake Couple Facing Sexual Assault Charges

Robert and Bethany Pleasant, of Wolf Lake, (Formerly Murphysboro) were taken into custody on outstanding Jackson County arrest warrants. Both face Class X felony charges.

The investigation took over a month, suspecting the  couple of the sexual abuse of three minor children. The investigation was conducted by Murphysboro Police Department, and the Illinios Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS).

The investigation is ongoing. Bail is set at $1,000,000.