On Sept. 28, Tuitamaga Peter Namulauulu, 32, Kewadin, was sentenced to serve eleven months in jail after pleading guilty to assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct involving sexual penetration.
The advisory sentencing guidelines called for a minimum sentencing range of 5 to 23 months.
Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney Allen Telgenhof asked for a sentence at the high end of the guidelines which would have been 23 to 120 months in state prison.
Namulauulu was originally charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct, Third Degree (Incapacitated Victim), a 15-year felony.
According to the affidavit of probable cause filed in the matter, in the early morning hours of April 29, 2018 in the City of Charlevoix, Namulauulu entered the bedroom of a woman who was asleep and sexually assaulted her.
The woman had met Namulauulu earlier that day. She had stayed home while the defendant and a group of friends went out to a bar.