Bolingbrook Man Accused of Touching Children at Pool, Sexually Abusing 8-Year-Old

Luis Diaz, 52, allegedly abused an 8-year-old at her home after being hired to do heating and cooling repairs.

Luis Diaz. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office
Luis Diaz. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office
A 52-year-old Bolingbrook man faces aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges amid allegations he abused an 8-year-old girl and inappropriately touched children at a swimming pool.

Luis Diaz  was arrested Wednesday at his home at 336 Falcon Ridge  Way after an ongoing investigation by Bolingbrook police.

Lt. Mike Rompa said Diaz was initially charged with aggravated battery stemming from a March 1 incident at the Bolingbrook Park District Recreation and Aquatic Complex.

Police responded to the aquatic complex after getting reports of an adult male inappropriately touching children in the swimming pool. Rompa said several witnesses told police Diaz had made inappropriate physical contact with a 5-year-old girl and an 8-year-old girl while in the children's pool.

After numerous interviews were conducted, Diaz was charged with aggravated battery before being processed and released. The charge was pending results of evidence collected in the case, and the incident was under review, Rompa said.

Police later received a report that Diaz had allegedly abused another child prior to the swimming pool incident.

Rompa said Diaz was allegedly hired by a Bolingbrook family to service their heating and cooling unit. Police said he visited the home twice, and on both occasions he allegedly lured an 8-year-old girl into the basement area, where he sexually abused her.

Two warrants for Diaz were issued Tuesday by the Will County State's Attorney's Office. Diaz was taken into custody without incident on March 19 and transported to the Will County jail, police said.

Diaz faces two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under age 13, according to jail records. His bond was set at $500,000.

Caroline Redbrook March 22, 2014 at 03:45 AM
Crimes against children are so heinous that accused pedophiles like Diaz, Sylvain Kustyan, Jerry Sandusky, etc. must be apprehended before they continue to destroy young lives. Sandusky is now safely behind bars. But unfortunately, Kustyan, who has been formally charged with two counts each of 1st Degree Sodomy and Sexual Abuse of a ten-year-old little boy, fled to avoid imminent arrest. Kustyan, formerly of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Hermin/ Mazingarbe, France,. Kustyan has led school groups to the US, UK and Ireland. Pedophiles condemn their victims to a lifetime of emotional and psychological trauma and often permanent physical ailments as well. Since the average pedophile has 300 different victims in their lifetime and since the recidivism rate among pedophiles is virtually 100% and since there is no effective treatment and no known cure they must be stopped ASAP!
Monica March 22, 2014 at 10:20 AM
@D1, Your observation may have been correct had I mentioned children, but I didn't. Get off your high horse and lighten up a little.
Melanie Shag March 22, 2014 at 10:06 PM
Thanks for the info Resurrected, I actually thought it was longer than that. I hate the fact that now the charge, the way it's worded they want to make it appear to be only fondling. There are several kinds of sexual assaults...sad but it just us not getting the attention like it used too....very sad.
Pretty Differnet March 27, 2014 at 12:04 PM
This is total bull I have known this man since I was in middle school he would never do this to a child


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