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Man sentenced to prison for rape of 5-year-old

26 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

PITTSFIELD - A western Massachusetts man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a 5-year-old girl. The Berkshire Eagle reports that the now 12-year-old victim said Steven Hyland, of Otis, will no longer "be able to victimize any more innocent children" during his sentencing hearing Thursday. Hyland was convicted May 14 of raping and exposing himself to the girl in 2011 near the Otis Reservoir. Prosecutor Joseph Yorlano called the case "a parent's worst nightmare."
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Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

26 days ago   |   By WGAL

The 79-year-old will also not have to register as a sex offender.
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California man pleads no contest to raping 5-year-old, gets house arrest

26 days ago   |   By ABC

A Stockton businessman who pleaded no contest to raping a 5-year-old girl has been sentenced to just 90 days of house arrest.
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California man, who pleaded no contest to raping 5-year-old, sentenced to house arrest

26 days ago   |   By ABC

A Stockton, California businessman who pleaded no contest to raping a 5-year-old girl has been sentenced to just 90 days of house arrest.
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Businessman pleads no contest to statutory rape of 5-year-old, is sentenced to just 90 days of house arrest

26 days ago   |   By WGN TV

STOCKTON, Calif. - A longtime California businessman was sentenced Wednesday to just 90 days of house arrest and five years of informal probation after pleading no contest to statutory rape of a child.
The man, 79-year-old Lyle Burgess, does not have to register as a sex offender, according to KTXL .
The girl was just 5 years old at the time.
"A 5-6-year-old little girl was molested. Normally the sentence is state prison and then when you're released, you have to register as a sex offender," family attorney Ken Meleyco said.
KTXL reached out to Deputy District Attorney Kathy Murray, to...
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