GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — A former pastor of a now-defunct suburban Chicago church has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a teenager.
Ralphael J. Robinson was arrested and charged in April 2016 with aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sex abuse. Prosecutors alleged Robinson fondled and inappropriately touched the girl.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Followed By Colder Temps
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Robinson pleaded guilty in Kane County Circuit Court to aggravated criminal sexual assault of a minor while in a position of trust and authority. He was pastor of a North Aurora church at the time.
When arrested, the 41-year-old Robinson was on probation for failing to report to authorities a change of address as part of his lifetime sex offender registration requirements. The requirement stemmed from a Cook County sexual abuse conviction in 2004.MORE NEWS: Teen, 15, Shot In The Loop
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