Farina Man Sentenced For Criminal Sexual Assault Of Child


(FARINA, IL) — A 52-year-old Farina man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison after pleading guilty in Fayette County Court to felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a child under age 13. Larry L. Sapp faced three counts Class X felony predatory criminal sexual assault; he pleaded guilty to one count in exchange for the other two counts being dismissed. The three counts against Sapp alleged three separate acts against the same victim.  Sapp was sentenced Friday to 11-1/2 years in prison; he could have received up to 30 years and as little as six years. He must serve 85 percent of his sentence. In addition to the prison time, Sapp must register as a sex offender for life, will serve three years to life of mandatory supervised release upon completion of his prison sentence.