Alaska man sentenced to almost 400 years in prison

The Associated PressMay 25, 2013 

— A Fairbanks man convicted of sexually abusing two children has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life behind bars.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 57-year-old Arthur J. Augustine was found guilty earlier this year by a jury that deliberated for less than a day.

Augustine was sentenced this week in Fairbanks Superior Court to four consecutive 99-year terms. That adds up to 396 years in prison.

He was convicted of two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and two counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor.

The abuse occurred between January 2011 and February 2012.

In the early 1980s, Augustine was convicted of sexually abused two girls in Fairbanks.

 

Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

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