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Rockford Scanner™: Poplar Grove man was arrested on multiple child sex offenses.



On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, a Poplar Grove man was arrested on multiple child sex
Brian Sample, 40 years old of Poplar Grove, was arrest on two counts of Predatory
Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child (Class X Felony). Sample remains in Boone County
Jail on a $750,000.00 10% bond.

On January 27, 2022, Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Sample after it was
alleged he had sexually assaulted a child under the age 13 multiple times since
December, 2020.

A class X felony is punishable six (6) to sixty (60) years in the Illinois
Department of Corrections.

Each Class X felony charge must be sentenced consecutively
meaning a sentence of twelve (12) to One Hundred (120) years in the Illinois Department
of Corrections.
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone having information on a crime or
narcotic trafficking to call the Boone County Sheriff’s Office at 815-544-2144 or Crime
Stoppers at 815-547-7867.


Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s
guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden
to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.



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