Union County State's Attorney's Office

Anna Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 16, 2018

Anna Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Abuse

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Stewart Everett Gowan (DOB 12/30/1949) of Anna has been sentenced to four (4) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections to one (1) count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, a Class 2 Felony.  Gowan will serve a two (2) year period of Mandatory Supervised Release and must register as a sex offender for life.  Gowan committed an act of sexual conduct with a 14 year old minor in October 2017. Gowan was arrested in October 2017 as part of an investigation by Anna Police.

Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833-5500 for any available booking photographs.

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