Local man sentenced to 20 years

 A Lawrence County man has been sentenced to twenty years behind bars in the Illinois Department of Corrections. According to Crawford County States Attorney Matthew Hartrich, 55 year-old Roger Osborn of Lawrenceville pleaded guilty to the Class X Felony of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child. Osborn was sentenced to twenty years in the IDOC followed by three years to natural life of mandatory supervised release. He was arrested in December of last year following a six month investigation by the Palestine Police Department into the alleged criminal sexual assault of two girls under the age of thirteen.