Defendant in Grove Lake sexual assault case sentenced
March 5, 2020
Joey Crooker, 37, of Ainsworth, formerly of Page, was sentenced by the Honorable Mark Johnson in the Antelope County district courtroom last Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Crooker, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of sexual assault pursuant to a plea agreement reached in December, has a previous sexual assault conviction, in 2002. He was questioned by the judge prior to passing sentence regarding his understanding of his previous sentence.
"I understood," Crooker replied. "I just lost my head."
"At some point in time you need to understand these matters can really turn really bad for you if y...