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3 years of probation in sex assault case
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MONROE - A former Belleville man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation after pleading guilty last month to charges of sexually assaulting an underage teenage girl. Matthew Christen, 25, currently of Oregon, was sentenced on a Class H felony count of intentionally contributing to the delinquency of a child and two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. Christen was charged in March of this year after Department of Justice investigators discovered a sexually explicit conversation between him and an underage Belleville teen from fall 2014.