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Cary man accused of sex crimes fit to stand trial

WOODSTOCK – A Cary man accused of sexually assaulting five children has been found mentally fit to stand trial.

Michael Scott Reck, 38, of 10 N. Wulff St., is charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, eight counts of criminal sexual assault and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Judge Sharon Prather on Tuesday set an Aug. 26 date for Reck's trial by jury after reviewing his mental health evaluation conducted by Dr. Robert Meyer, who found Reck fit to stand trial.

The children, between the ages of 4 and 14, were allegedly assaulted over a six-month period at Reck's home, and are all related or otherwise known to him, authorities said at the time of his January arrest.

He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

The most serious charge of predatory criminal sexual assault is a Class X felony, punishable by six to 30 years in prison.

Reck remains in custody at McHenry County Jail in lieu of $580,000 bond.

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