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A convicted sexual predator has been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections from Livingston County. Terry Benstine, 58, of Streator pled guilty to Traveling To Meet a Minor and Indecent Solicitation of a child, both class three felonies. He was sentenced to five years in prison.  

Benstine traveled to meet a minor for sexual purposes somewhere in the Livingston County area. He was arrested on November 9th, by the Fairbury Police Department and Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, after an investigation for sexual crimes against children.

Benstine is a sex offender from Wyoming after committing similar crimes in the past. According to the Illinois Sex Offender Registry, Benstine was 40-years-old at the time of the crime and the victim was 11.