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Kenneth Jarrett sentenced to prison

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Steve Benton
June 17, 2009
— Rock County Judge ,James Daley, sentenced 22 year old Kenneth Jarrett of Janesville to 45 years in prison Wednesday. He ordered Jarrett spend the first 25 year behind bars with an additional 20 years of extended supervision. Jarrett will also be subjected to 20 years probation consecutive to the prison sentence.

Jarrett was initially charged with two counts each of armed robbery with the threat of force and 1st degree sexual assault while using a dangerous weapon. Jarrett agreed to plead guilty in April if all but one sexual assault charge were dropped.


Assistant District Attorney, Perry Folts, argued for 60 years in prison, 40 of them behind bars and 20 extended supervision. Defense attorney Joshua Klaff argued for ten years behind bars and 50 years extended supervision.


Jarrett was accused of robbing two Janesville teens in 2007 and of sexually assaulting one of them.



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