Capac councilman charged with sexual assault of young girl

Gregory Cyprian VanNeste facing criminal sexual assault, weapon charges for incident involving girl under 16 years old

Published On: Sep 06 2012 10:03:00 AM EDT

A Village of Capac councilman has been charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl.

Michigan State Police led the investigation into 43-year-old Gregory Cyprian VanNeste.

He is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, third-degree criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping, felonious assault and felony firearm.

Details of the investigation weren’t released, but police said it involved a girl under the age of 16.

His bail was set at $750,000. He was being held in the St. Clair County Jail.