FOREST CITY | A Forest City man who allegedly told a woman he would set fire to her house has been charged with felony threat to use an incendiary device.
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office has also charged Bradley Allen Rauk, 40, with misdemeanor second-degree harassment.
Charging documents state Rauk repeatedly violated a no-contact order, calling the woman who requested the order more than 25 times in 20 days and sending her 95 text messages.
Rauk threatened to burn the woman's rural Forest City home, as well as her car and other belongings, according to the sheriff's office.
Due to Rauk's actions, the woman doesn't feel safe in her own home, charging documents state.
Rauk was arrested on Nov. 21. He was released from the Winnebago County Jail after paying 10 percent of his $1,000 bail.
His next court appearance is scheduled for Friday.
-- Mary Pieper