Child sexual assault conviction lands Elgin man 37-year prison sentence

April 1, 2015

The (Elgin, Ill.) Courier-News reports,

Kane County judge sentenced convicted child molester Armando Vega to 37 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for assaulting a young child he knew, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors presented evidence that between February 2007 and February 2011 Vega committed multiple sexual acts with the victim while she was sleeping on the sofa at a relative’s home, the release stated. Vega knew the victim, who was younger than 13 years old.