LANSING, MI – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced the sentencing of Cary Jones, 47-years-old, of Three Rivers for six counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct – Second Degree and two counts of Accosting and Soliciting a Child for Immoral Purposes by visiting Judge Kathleen Brickley in St. Joseph County’s 45th Circuit Court.
On 5 of the 6 counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct 2 he was sentenced to 150 months to 30 years as a habitual offender. On the final count he was sentenced to 171 months to 30 years. He was sentenced to 36 months to 8 years as a habitual offender on each of two counts of accosting a child.
“Our children are our most precious resource, and this sentence keeps children in St. Joseph County safe from a dangerous predator,” said Schuette. “We continue to take action to arrest, aggressively prosecute and convict child sexual predators, and put them in prison and away from our kids.”
Jones was convicted for six counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct – Second Degree and two counts of Accosting and Soliciting a Child for Immoral Purposes on October 15, 2015. The crimes took place at a home daycare, of which he was a resident.
Jones was home during a majority of the time that the children were being supervised by the owner of the daycare. He often provided transportation from school to the daycare and would sometimes be left alone with the children at the residence.