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Actually, any voluntary sexual activity between two 16 year olds could put both of them on the sex offender registration list.Such sexual activity is a crime for which both could be prosecuted, if there was mutual sexual conduct because the “age of consent” has not been reached.At this age, “consent” is a legal term, not a factual term.To be blunt, a 17 year old boyfriend who touches, for his sexual gratification , the breasts of his 16 year old girlfriend has committed a sex crime, which could put him on the Illinois sex offender registration list.If the reason for the warrant states that it is for a fine that is due you can click here to pay on-line.
The list is refreshed nightly, so if you see your name posted here after you have paid the fine for the warrant please contact the Clerk of Courts at 715-346-1364 to have it removed.The Portage County Sheriff's Office holds active warrants for the persons listed below. If you know the whereabouts or have any knowledge of any of these persons, call the Portage County Sheriff's Office at 715-346-1400 or your local law enforcement agency. You may also email the Portage County Sheriff's Office with the information at [email protected] The Portage County Sheriff's Office must verify all warrants before any action is taken.If you see your name listed below, you can contact the Portage County Sheriff's Office at 715-346-1400 or your local law enforcement agency to resolve the warrant for your arrest.Again, consent is a legal term, not a factual term.Illinois has multiple laws in place to protect minors from sexual exploitation.An affirmative defense to any sex crime where the “victim” is under the age of consent is that the accused reasonably believed that the “victim” was of legal age.