CHICAGO (CBS) — A west suburban man has been convicted of sexually abusing a foster child who was living with his family in Sugar Grove more than a decade ago.
Noel F. Buhay, 49, was convicted Friday of three felony counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child after a five-day jury trial, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.READ MORE: Body Camera Video Shows Shootout With University Of Chicago Police Officer That Left Man Critically Wounded In Hyde Park
Between January 2004 and May 2004, Buhay repeatedly sexually assaulted a foster child who was living with Buhay’s family at their Sugar Grove home, prosecutors said. The child was younger than 12 years old at the time.READ MORE: Chicago Has 'Formally Passed The Omicron Peak' As New COVID-19 Infections Decline, Hospitalizations Level Off, Top Doc Says; Cautious Optimism With Similar Trend Reported Statewide
He has been free on $30,000 bond, but bond was revoked upon conviction and he was taken into custody.
Buhay faces between 18 and 90 years in prison when he is sentenced June 2 by Judge Donald M. Tegeler, Jr., according to the state’s attorney’s office. In addition to the prison term, he must register for life as a sex offender.MORE NEWS: No Changes To Chicago Travel Advisory; Every State Remains On The List For 3rd Week In A Row
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