Shorewood priest faces sex abuse charges

January 21, 2010 7:44:59 AM PST
A 37-year-old Shorewood priest is facing sex abuse charges in Kane County.Kane County State's Attorney John Barsanti announced the charges against Alejandro Flores Wednesday. Prosecutors say Flores abused a St. Charles child under the age of 13 for several years beginning in 2005.

Flores faces one count of predatory criminal sexual assault, two counts of criminal sexual assault and four counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

If convicted of all counts, Flores could be sentenced to a maximum of 67 years in prison.