A 34-year-old Coal City woman pleaded guilty to a sex charge in Grundy County on November 5th.
Stephanie Koehn was originally charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse of a minor, a class two felony; however that was reduced to an unlawful grooming charge, a class four felony.
According to the new criminal complaint, Koehn knowingly used a cell phone to seduce, solicit or entice a child under the age of 17 by sending the minor sexually explicit texts and nude photographs in order to commit the offense of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.
The messages and photographs were sent somewhere in Coal City between September and December of 2017. Koehn was arrested by the Coal City Police Department in May of 2018.
At that time, Coal City Police Sergeant Tom Logan told WCSJ that the victim is not related to Koehn, but knew her. Koehn remains free on a $50,000 bond and will be sentenced on January 13th.