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Byron man gets probation in child molestation case

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

OREGON – A Byron man was sentenced to 30 months probation for molesting a 14-year-old girl.

Judah Pearl, 30, arrested Jan. 7, pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse on Aug. 7. One count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and one of indecent sexual solicitation of a child were dropped as part of a plea agreement.

Among other things, he must have no contact with the victim and undergo counseling.

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