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Former Cherry Valley Police Officer sentenced for sexually assaulting a minor

CHERRY VALLEY (WREX) — A former Cherry Valley Police Officer has been sentenced for sexually assaulting a minor.

Jason Bradley Personette, plead guilty to three counts of criminal sexual assault and was sentenced to 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office investigated Personette in Jan. 2018.

Authorities say Personette engaged in sexual activity with a minor involved in the Police Explorer's Program.

Personette was sentenced on Monday.

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