Galesburg man gets 35 years in prison for sex charges
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.