Two area sex offenders sentenced to prison Monday

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

During Monday's law docket, two convicted sex offenders received prison sentences after previously pleading guilty.

Zechariah L. James, 30, of Cape Girardeau received a sentence of seven years after pleading guilty to statutory rape. James admitted raping a 12-year-old girl June 27. James also pleaded guilty to an unrelated case of domestic violence and received a five-year sentence to run concurrently with the rape conviction.

Anthony M. Matyasovszkey, 39, of Cape Girardeau received a sentence of six years in prison for felony child molestation after abusing an 11-year-old girl between Aug. 1, 2007, and Feb. 29, 2008. Matyasovszkey pleaded guilty July 14.

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