Teen sentenced to 30 years in rape case

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

A teenager with a history of sexual assaults has been sentenced to three decades in prison, for raping a woman at gun point.

The Herald Palladium reports that 17-year-old Derrien Brown was sentenced on four felony charges for crimes committed over several weeks in January, shortly after he got out of jail.

The teen has a criminal history that began at age 11.

Most recently, he was convicted of breaking into a Benton Harbor home on Vineyard Street and raping the woman who lived there, while her 11-year-old brother was forced to watch.

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