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Van Buren Co. man sentenced for sexually assaulting children

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Van Buren County man, convicted of sexually assaulting children, will spend up to 15 years behind bars.

Delbert Pederson was the subject of a Newschannel 3 I-Team investigation when he was originally charged last summer.

A jury convicted the 69-year-old of third and fourth degree criminal sexual conduct in February.

On Friday, a judge sentenced him to between 50 months (4 years, 2 months) and 15 years in prison.