Guilty plea entered by Champaign man in regards to sexual assault

Posted on Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 9:40 pm    

A 22-year-old Champaign man has plead guilty to aggravated criminal sexual assault, and one count of home invasion. Both of these crimes are considered to be Class X felonies.

On August 25, the man allegedly entered the apartment of a pregnant woman in his complex by breaking through her second story balcony door. He apprehended the female, and sexually assaulted her at knife point in a bedroom. He stole her credit card, and left her bruised and beaten.

The woman recognized the man from her apartment complex, and was able to testify during trial. Two additional charges were dropped against the man in agreement with the plea bargain that he entered into. He faces a total of 70 years in jail in regards to the charges against him.

If you have been charged with a Class X felony, you need experienced criminal defense lawyers on your side in order to protect your rights. Please contact the criminal defense lawyers of Bruno Law Offices by calling 217-328-6000 today.