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Dean gets one year in jail
MONROE - A former Monroe man was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday in a child molestation case that "ripped up a whole family," the victim's mother told the court. Dustin Michael Dean, 26, Dubuque, was sentenced in Green County Circuit Court to a year in jail for fourth-degree sexual assault, a misdemeanor, and for an unrelated Class F felony burglary conviction for breaking into and stealing cash from Bahler Produce, 901 19th St., Monroe, in April 2014. Judge James Beer also sentenced Dean to seven and a half years on probation - two and a half more years of probation than recommended in the joint plea agreement presented by defense attorney Joseph Pecora and Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Kohl.