Rockton man convicted of repeated sexual assault of a minor

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34-year-old Raul Gonzales Hernandez was found guilty of repeated sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl in Winnebago County.

Rockton Police and Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detectives began an investigation into Hernandez in October of 2017 after allegations against him came to light. According to the victim, the assaults began when the she was only 15-years-old, and took place between May of 2015 and July of 2017.

Hernandez was found guilty after a jury trial before Winnebago County Judge John Lowry on Thursday.

Hernandez faces up to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. His sentencing is scheduled for March 26th.

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