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      Alton man jailed after being accused of rape

      Javier Francisco Cuellar // Hidalgo County Jail Photo

      An Alton man remains behind bars under a $20,000 bond after being accused of rape.

      Alton police arrested Javier Francisco Cuellar on a sexual assault charge Friday.

      Alton Police Chief Enrique Sotelo did not return calls requesting a coment and more information.

      Court records show that Cuellar's last known address was listed as East Franklin Street in Alton.

      The 25-year-old rape suspect has a previous criminal history that includes burglary, theft, DWI and criminal trespass going back to 2006.

      Cuellar remained in custody Monday evening at the Hidalgo County Jail.

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