Beatrice Man Sentenced for Incident With 16-Year-Old

BEATRICE – A Beatrice man who had sex with a 16-year-old female has been sentenced to a one-year probation term with a 60-day jail sentence, up front.

27-year-old Cody Peck was convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, following a plea agreement.  Peck was arrested for the incident involving a female co-worker at a local fast food restaurant, which occurred in the summer of 2014.   The incident happened at Peck’s home, where the girl had gone to pick up a cell phone charger.

In Gage County District Court, Judge Vicky Johnson said Peck, married with three children, believes he is the victim in the case.

:14                  “voluntary, or not”

Judge Johnson said she was giving little weight to a private investigation of the incident, because it did not prove whose account of the incident, was accurate.

:11                  “have children”

The judge ordered an immediate 60-day county jail term with 33 days credit, for time spent in custody.  The judge denied a defense request to delay the start of that jail term.   The probation sentence also includes two 30-day jail terms, but that time can be waived if Peck meets the terms of his probation sentence.

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