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Child molester gets one year in jail

PULLMAN — A 34-year-old man from Mexico who molested a boy in Pullman has received the maximum jail sentence for third-degree felony child molestation.

Juan Trejo Perez, 34, was sentenced to one year in jail by Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey on Friday, June 28.

The prosecutor’s office requested the maximum sentence, and the defense did not object.

Trejo Perez chose not to speak before the sentence was given.

Judge Libey expressed that Trejo Perez deserved a longer sentence but was restricted to the maximum allowed by Washington state law.

Trejo Perez was convicted in April, whe...


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