A Carrollton man was sentenced to 18 years in the Department of Corrections Wednesday afternoon.  Charles Politte, 25, was found guilty in January of forcible rape, assault, and armed criminal action.

He will serve 15 years for the rape charge, and three years each for the assault and armed criminal action charges.  The last two sentences will run concurrent with each other and consecutive to the 15 years for rape.

Politte is also charged in a separate case.  He will appear for a hearing on April 9th.