Galesburg man gets 35 years in prison for sex charges

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A 33-year-old Galesburg, Illinois man was sentenced to more than three decades in prison after he was found guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

Shawn Pedigo was arrested in April 2011 after police said multiple victims came forward and gave statements about Pedigo.

 In addition to the class x felony conviction for predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, Pedigo was convicted for class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse.   The convictions happened February 15, 2012.

Pedigo was sentenced to 30 years in prison on the class x felony for which he will serve 85%.  He was also sentenced to five years in prison on the class 2 felony for which he must serve 50%.  The sentences run consecutively.

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