A Dixon man is facing 15 years in prison after having plead guilty to first degree sodomy of a victim less than 12 years of age, a class B felony.

Gary W. Crowley, 46 of Dixon, appeared in Webster County Circuit Court on May 2, 2019 and entered a guilty plea on the charge, which documents say took place between September 27 and 28, 2018.

He was ordered to serve a minimum of 85 percent of the 15 year sentence before being eligible for parole, at which time he is subject to a five year period of conditional discharge.

Crowley was further ordered to register with the Sex Offender database and to have a sample of blood taken by the Department of Corrections for inclusion in law enforcement identification databases.

EDITORS' NOTE: The J-E has learned that the document released by the court was incorrect. A court official told the J-E this afternoon that the crime for which he was sentenced took place September 2014, not 2018.