Breaking News Bar
updated: 7/28/2014 4:51 PM

Des Plaines man sentenced to prison for exposing himself

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
 

A 26-year-old Des Plaines man and registered sex offender who was on probation for exposing himself to children in April 2013 pleaded guilty Monday to sexual exploitation of a child.

In exchange for his guilty plea to the class 4 felony, Austin Hamilton was sentenced to one year in prison, said Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Kristin Piper.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

In the most recent case, prosecutors say Hamilton exposed himself to children several times between August 2013 and May 2014. The first two times, the children told their parents but Hamilton fled before the children could identify him, prosecutors said. On May 26, Hamilton approached them a third time, and one of the children was able to identify him as he fled on a bicycle, prosecutors said. Mount Prospect police subsequently arrested Hamilton, who was identified by one of the victims, according to authorities.

Hamilton received credit for 64 days in custody. He must complete at least 50 percent of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.