41°FOvercastFull Forecast
Chicago Cubs Commemorative Soft Cover Book

Lombard woman charged with sexual exploitation of a child

Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 10:14 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 10:16 a.m. CST

LOMBARD – A Lombard woman is facing several charges, including sexual exploitation of a child, after allegedly showing her body parts to a teenager while in a car together, according to the Lombard Police Department.

Jacqueline Garbacz, 47, of Lombard was charged with sexual exploitation of a child, obstructing a peace officer, aggravated assault on a police officer and disorderly conduct June 19 in the parking lot of an apartment building at 2211 S. Stewart Ave., police said.

A neighbor had called police earlier in the evening to report a group of suspicious teenagers who were possibly taking items from cars, said Lt. Cyndy Abenante.

When officers arrived and talked with the suspects, they learned that a 16-year-old boy was in a car with Garbacz, who was highly intoxicated and showing the boy her body parts, according to police.

Garbacz was taken into custody by police and charged. The reason she received a charge of sexual exploitation of a child was because the teenager in the car with her was still a minor, Abenante said.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

What do you like best about the autumn season?
Cooler temperatures
Leaves changing
Fall fashion
Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food