Grasston Woman Guilty of Sexual Assualt

Monday, April 6th, 2009 at 9:03 am

Melissa Sunderland, 26, of Grasston pleaded guilty Friday in Burnett County Court to two misdemeanor 4th Degree Sexual Assault Charges. She had sexual relations with a 15-year-old boy in Pine City and Wood River Township.  Sunderland will spend nine-months in jail for the charges.

Burnett County Attorney, William Norine, tells Red Rock Radio the case was a “Long and complicated proceeding.”

According to the Burnett County Sentinel the encounters began in November 2007.  On top of the jail time, she must also undergo a  sexual offender evaluation.

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