Hancock County Arrests Repeat Sexual Offender

On Wednesday, August 19th, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 51 year David L Hiland of Augusta, Illinois, on multiple charges of Criminal Sexual Assault. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, investigators were made aware of multiple allegations of repeated sexual abuse by Hiland on July 19th of 2020. An investigation was opened and finally, on Monday, August 17th, investigators had enough evidence to arrest Hiland at his residence in Augusta, Illinois. Hiland is charged with Two Counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault to a Child and Two Counts of Criminal Sexual Assault. Hiland is currently housed at the Hancock County Jail on a $500,000 bond. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Hancock County State’s Attorney Rachel Mast in the course of this investigation.

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