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Last updated on Monday, December 9, 2013
(VALPARAISO) - A 19-year-old Valparaiso woman convicted of handcuffing and sexually assaulting a special needs student has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to escaping from a home detention program earlier this year.
The Munster Times reports that April Kuchta was sentenced Friday after fleeing the detention program in February.
Kuchta was convicted two years ago in connection with the sexual assault when she was 16. She was released Jan. 14 from Rockville Correctional Facility and registered with Porter County's community transition program. Probation officers called her in because of irregularities on her home monitoring device. When was asked to submit to a drug screen, she allegedly cut off her GPS monitor, threw it in a garbage can and escaped.
Officers arrested her a few weeks later.
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