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David J. Tapley Sentenced to Five Years in the Department of Corrections for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
January 4, 2019
DAVID J. TAPLEY SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 54-year-old David J. Tapley of Crystal Lake, Illinois, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, to be followed by a two year period of probation on an additional count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse upon release from confinement by the Honorable Judge Cowlin. He was further sentenced to a concurrent three year sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections for an additional count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Tapley was found guilty following a jury trial on September 20, 2018 of having sexual contact with a minor over several years. Upon release from prison, Defendant will have to register as a lifetime sex offender.
This case was investigated by Sgt. Doherty of the Crystal Lake Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorneys Mary Scholl and Sharyl Eisenstein.