DUSTIN GUERIN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR APRIL 2015 SEXUAL ASSAULT

OZARK, MO – The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announces that on January 30, 2017, Dustin Guerin 08-01-1982, was sentenced to a total of 30 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for events occurring on April 25, 2015.  The Honorable Judge Jennifer Growcock imposed a sentence of 25 years following Defendant’s guilty pleas to two counts of rape in the first degree, one county of sodomy in the first degree, and one count of attempted sodomy in the first degree.  Defendant was sentenced to 5 years following his guilty pleas to the crimes of sexual exploitation of a minor, assault in the first degree, armed criminal action, and abuse of a child.  The sentences for rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, and attempted sodomy in the first degree will run concurrently with each other, but consecutively to the remaining sentences. The sentence imposed for sexual exploitation of a child, assault in the first degree, armed criminal action, and abuse of a child will run concurrently with each other and consecutively to the offenses of rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, and attempted sodomy in the first degree.  Defendant received a sentence totaling 30 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections pursuant to a plea agreement reached with the State of Missouri.

Rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, attempted sodomy in the first degree, and assault in the first degree require 85% of Defendant’s sentence be served before Guerin is eligible for probation and parole.

The case was prosecuted by Christian County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Kristen M. Tuohy.  The Christian County Sheriff’s Department investigated the crime.

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