Springfield man charged with sexually abusing young girl

Jessie Lee Wilson

Springfield police arrested the man after they responded to a call early Sunday regarding an alleged sexual assault.

Posted: Aug 23, 2021 3:28 PM
Updated: Aug 24, 2021 7:46 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Jessie Lee Wilson of Springfield is in Lane County Jail on sexual abuse charges involving a young girl.

Springfield police arrested Wilson, 36, after they responded to a call early Sunday morning regarding an alleged sexual assault. A young girl told police that she had been sexually assaulted by an adult male.

Springfield police detectives were then called in to help with the investigation. Following their investigation Wilson was arrested and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual penetration and first-degree sexual abuse.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information is asked to contact Springfield Police Investigations at 541-726-3721.

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