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In April, the highest profile criminal development occurred when Bill Cosby was found guilty of three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault.
The sentencing guidelines for aggravated indecent assault call for 22 to 36 months for each count, rather than the 10-year maximum.
Sentencing guidelines in Pennsylvania recommend 22 to 36 months as a sentence for aggravated indecent assault, but judges have the authority to issue shorter or longer sentences depending on the circumstances of each case.
The Fairhaven man turned himself in to police Saturday on charges of indecent assault and battery of a child under 14 and assault and battery, police said Monday.
Cosby, 80, has been accused by more than five dozen women of being a serial rapist, but his conviction is on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand in 2004.
Each of the charges carries a potential prison sentence of 10 years: aggravated indecent assault: penetration with lack of consent; penetration while unconscious; and penetration after administrating an intoxicant.
Cosby was convicted last week of three counts of indecent assault.
The 80-year-old was found guilty by a Pennsylvania court on three charges: aggravated indecent assault: penetration with lack of consent; penetration while unconscious; and penetration after administrating an intoxicant.
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law : the crime of touching someone sexually without that person's permission
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