Crime & Courts

Wonder Lake man sentenced to prison for sexual assault

Randy Peterson, 57, of Wonder Lake.
Randy Peterson, 57, of Wonder Lake.

A Wonder Lake man was sentenced to prison Wednesday in connection with a June 2019 sexual assault.

Randy Peterson 57, accepted an offer from the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office and pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual assault in exchange for a six-year prison sentence.

Peterson also will be required to register as a sex offender for life, according to a news release from the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. If the case had gone to trial and Peterson were found guilty of aggravated criminal sexual assault, he would have faced between four and 15 years in prison.

The charges against stem from a June 30 allegation, online records show. Additional details were not immediately available as documents related to the case have been sealed and were not accessible to the public Wednesday.


 

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