Springdale man gets 50-year sentence for sexual assault
Posted: September 19, 2013 at 12:14 p.m.
A Springdale man was sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
Michael Sabraw, 42, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of sexual assault in the first degree, a Class A felony, which is punishable with a prison sentence ranging from six to 30 years. The plea was under an agreement Sabraw’s attorney reached with Stuart Cearley, chief deputy prosecutor.
Sabraw was arrested Aug. 17, 2012. Rogers police began investigating the case in July 2012 after receiving report that a Sabraw had inappropriately touched a girl.
The girl was interviewed by police and reported being sexually assaulted by Sabraw, according to court documents.
Sabraw was interviewed by police and Sabraw admitted having sexual contact with the girl, according to court documents.
Circuit Judge Brad Karren accepted the plea agreement and Sabraw’s guilty pleas. Sabraw was sentenced to 30 years in prison on one of the counts and 20 years on the other one. The sentences will run consecutively which means he received a 50-year prison sentence.
Sabraw must abide by a suspended sentence agreement for 10 years after his release from prison.
He will be required to register as a sex offender.
Sabraw was ordered not to have any contact with the victim or any minors unless his biological children.