Shehan pleads guilty to six counts of sexual battery

Published 12:57 pm Friday, November 5, 2010

After originally facing 70 counts of statutory rape, Terry Allen Shehan pled guilty last week to six counts of misdemeanor sexual battery, according to Polk County court documents.

Shehan, 37, of Mill Spring was sentenced to 150 days in jail with credit for time served. His sentence also requires that he have no contact with the victim and that he must register as a sex offender.

Judge Athena F. Brooks presided over the case last week.

Shehan was released from jail following the sentencing because he had already served his time.

He was arrested by the Polk County Sheriffs Office in March and was incarcerated until last weeks sentence. According to state sex offender records, the victim in Shehans case was 13 years old.