Nicholasville man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting student


WHEATON, Il. (WTVQ)- A man from Nicholasville is accused of kidnapping, robbing, and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old college student late last week in Illinois, according to the DuPage County, Illinois State’s Attorney.

A post on the State’s Attorney’s Facebook Page says bond has been denied for 34-year-old Justin Dalcollo.

- Advertisement -

Dalcollo reportedly appeared in court Monday

He has been charged with one count of Aggravated Kidnapping (Class X Felony), one count of Armed Robbery (Class X Felony) and one count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault (Class X Felony.)

The State’s Attorney says on March 22nd around 3:30 p.m. Dalcollo forced his way into the young woman’s car at gunpoint as she was getting into it at the Bloomingdale Court Mall. She was home from college on spring break.

Dalcollo is accused of ordering the woman to drive to a bank and forcing her to withdraw $300 from her debit card.

The State’s Attorney says he then ordered her to drive to several different places, eventually ordering her to drive to the parking garage at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin and park between two cars.

He’s then accused of sexually assaulting her while holding the gun against her.

He then allegedly ordered her to drive to a convenience store where he made her go inside with him to buy chewing tobacco.

Finally, he reportedly ordered her to call him a cab from her cell phone and then to drive him to the Elgin train station where the taxi picked him up.

The victim then went to a hospital where she reported the sexual assault.

Dalcollo was arrested Saturday in chicago.

Dalcollo’s next court appearance is April 12, 2019.

Previous articleKentucky falls in the second round to NC State, 72-57
Next articleLinked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves
Veronica Jean Seltzer joins ABC 36 as Anchor/Reporter. On most weekdays, you will see her reporting the news. VJ hails from a small horse farm outside New York City and most recently comes from South Bend, Indiana where she reported for the CBS and Fox affiliates. VJ holds a Master of Science in Journalism degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University. Her passion for journalism runs deep. It began as she studied graffiti as an ancient form of communication in Athens, Greece. While a student journalist in Morocco, she learned her most important journalistic lesson: good stories are about people. VJ loves life in and around Lexington. She feels most at home among horses and a diverse community of fascinating people. She enjoys reporting during the week and on the weekend she strives to bring her neighbors the news that matters most to them. VJ enjoys going to neighborhood events, exploring, horseback riding, skiing, sailing, and good movies. Look for her out and about in the community! VJ invites you to reach out to her with story ideas or just to say hello! Find her on Facebook at Veronica Jean Seltzer ABC 36, tweet her @VJS_ABC36, or email her at She looks forward to hearing from you!