In return, the lesser charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse was dropped.
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But Circuit Judge James Shadid said Mc Donald was in a position of trust with these boys, and that was an aggravating factor.
Although the assault occurred sometime between May and August 1998, the statute of limitations was extended because the child, now 17, had not reached 18 yet, which allowed charges to be filed.
apologized but admitted there was really nothing she could say to the boy, now a high school senior, that could make things better.
In April, Mc Donald pleaded guilty in Peoria County Circuit Court to one count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.He blasted Mc Donald's explanation that alcohol caused her to make poor decisions, saying a "person doesn't become intoxicated and want to have sex with 6- and 8-year-old children."Her attorney, Thomas Penn Jr., argued for a lower sentence, saying his client had no prior criminal history.He noted several letters from friends and family members who attested to her good character.When your future is on the line, we are ready to fight for you.Contact our team today to schedule your free case evaluation as soon as possible.A Canton woman was sentenced to 13 years in prison Thursday for sexually molesting a 6-year-old Peoria County boy a decade ago. I hate you," the teen said during the hourlong hearing.