Former Lincoln cop sentenced to prison in sexual abuse case


A former Lincoln cop is going to prison for having sex with a girl under the age of 13.

According to online court documents, a Logan County judge sentenced 33-year-old, Nicolas Rutherford to four years in prison with two years mandatory supervised release, and fines of more than $1,300.

Rutherford will receive credit for 156 days he already served in jail. He plead guilty in December to aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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