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DeKalb man sentenced to prison in rape

Published: Monday, March 17, 2014 11:03 p.m. CST • Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014 11:42 p.m. CST
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Luis A. Bonilla, 35, of the 800 block of West Taylor Street in DeKalb, pleaded guilty Thursday to a count of criminal sexual assault.

SYCAMORE – A 35-year-old DeKalb man was sentenced to six years in prison after admitting to raping a teen younger than 17.

Luis A. Bonilla, of the 800 block of West Taylor Street, pleaded guilty Thursday to criminal sexual assault in exchange for prosecutors dropping 19 charges against him, court records show. Criminal sexual assault typically is punishable with between four and 15 years in prison.

When Bonilla was arrested in May 2012, authorities said he had raped a family member since September 2011.

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