Decision filed 03/02/07. The text of
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APPELLATE COURT OF ILLINOIS
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, ) Appeal from the
) Circuit Court of
Plaintiff-Appellee, ) Shelby County.
v. ) No. 04-CF-96
SCOTT MICHAEL PRINCE, ) Honorable
) Michael P. Kiley,
Defendant-Appellant. ) Judge, presiding.
JUSTICE SPOMER delivered the opinion of the court:
The defendant, Scott Michael Prince, asks this court to grant him credit for time spent
in custody prior to his sentencing, against the $200 in fines that accompanied his sentences
following pleas of guilty to two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault. The defendant
does not raise any other issues regarding his convictions and sentences. For the following
reasons, we grant the defendant the requested credit and otherwise affirm his convictions and
On November 10, 2004, the defendant entered open pleas of guilty to two counts of
predatory criminal sexual assault. On March 18, 2005, the defendant was sentenced to 12
years' and 8 years' imprisonment, to be served consecutively. He was also ordered to pay a
$100 sexual assault fine and a $100 domestic violence fine. Although the defendant was
granted sentencing credit for 264 days spent in presentencing custody, he was not granted
credit against his fines.
The defendant now asks this court to grant him credit against his fines for the time
spent in presentencing custody. In support of his position, the defendant points to section