Crime & Courts

Monroe man sentenced to 40 years for sexually assaulting teenager

A 40-year-old Union County man was sentenced to at least 40 years in prison this week after a jury found him guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage boy.

Jason Charles Konifka of Monroe was convicted of three counts each of statutory sex offense and indecent liberties with a child.

Prosecutors said the three assaults occurred between February 2014 and January 2015.

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