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Rigney Makes Appearance at Christian County Courthouse; Bond set at $500,000

35 year-old Steve A. Rigney of Morrisonville made his appearance in a courtroom at the Christian County Courthouse on Thursday morning. Rigney was arrested on Wednesday, following a lengthy investigation by local law enforcement. He is charged with criminal sexual assault, which is a Class 1 felony. Assistant State’s Attorney, Jordan Adams, read the probable cause this morning in court. Bond in the case was set in the amount of $500,000.


The possible penalties of the charge are 4-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, followed by 2 years to life of mandatory supervised release. Rigney’s next scheduled court date is on Friday at the Christian County Courthouse.

Stay tuned to Regional Radio News and taylorvilledailynews.com for updates and information regarding the case.

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