Kretovic chatted with the victim for three months on XBox Live. Then, invited the boy to his house where the child was sexually abused. "He knew what he was doing. He knew it was wrong," said Monroe County Assistant District Attorney Kyle Rossi. "He took steps to try to cover up what he did and silence the victim." Rossi says Kretovic could have been charged with a Class A Felony which carried a possible life sentence. However, The Monroe County District Attorney's Office reduced the charge and offered a plea deal. In addition, Kretovic will be held in a special wing of the jail and continue therapy. "This is an important step in making him realize he will be punished if this happens again," said Rossi.
Prosecutors fear Kretovic could be a danger in the future. He will be on probation for 10 years and must register as a sex offender. "God forbid this happens again. We couldn't look at a parent and say we knew about this and let him go," said Rossi.
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