A Vandalia man that’s charged with Criminal Sexual Assault of a Victim Under 13 yeas of age appeared in Fayette County Court on Friday.
27 year old, Matthew Crawford, of Vandalia appeared in Fayette County court on Friday with the Assistant State’s Attorney and Attorney Grigsby. During the appearance, the Defense requested that the Jury Trial date of September 25th be vacated, which the Court grantes. The Defense the waived a Jury Trial. A Bench Trial will instead be set at a later date. Crawford will appear in court again on October 12th at 9am for a Pre-Trial Conference.
Crawford was charged with three counts of Criminal Sexual Assault of a Victim Under 13 in December of 2015. All three counts are Class X Felonies.
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