Sylvester Provencio pleads guilty to aggravated indecent solicitation felony charge in rape case; sentencing in March

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Sylvester Provencio, 22, of Caldwell has pled guilty to “aggravated indecent solicitation of a child,” a level 5 felony.The plea bargain was reached on Friday with the Sumner County Attorney’s office. Provencio is scheduled to be sentenced for the felony on Thursday, March 9 at 1:30 p.m. in Sumner County District Court.The other five counts including the off-grid felony of rape and four misdemeanor counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor has been dismissed by the court.Provencio is currently serving a 31-month prison sentence for reckless aggravated battery for an unrelated crime involving an attack of two Caldwell men in August, 2015.Provencio was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl during a New Year’s Eve Party on Jan. 1, 2016 at the home of his parents. He originally pled not guilty during an arraignment in March.Since that point Sumner County Attorney Kerwin Spencer filed an additional aggravated indecent solicitation of a child felony charge in an amended complaint which was not part of the original charges filed in January. Provencio had asked for a mental competency test at Sumner Mental Health Center in December which was granted by the court.The defendant was found to be competent to stand trial on Feb. 10. A plea bargain was made the same day.Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter.last_img

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