Union Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Crimes Against Family

Updated 4 years ago

A man from Union has pleaded guilty to 14 sex crimes involving younger members of his family.23-year-old Benjamin Cook was arrested earlier this year when a family member of one of the children contacted police.The charges against him include gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact for incidents spanning from 2005 to 2009. He continues to be held without bail while awaiting sentencing, which is likely to happen this summer.We’re told the state is expected to recommend 12 years in prison, and probation that could include lifetime supervision.


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