A man caught attempting to pay for sex with an underage boy in a Craigslist sting was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in Montana State Prison and deated a level 2 sex offender.
Eagle had responded July 7 to an ad posted on Craigslist by an agent with the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation, court documents say. The agent reported ing and texting back and forth with Eagle, who agreed to pay for sex with a year-old boy the following day. Initially, Eagle admitted to an agent that he responded to the Craigslist ad and that he went to the motel intending to have sex, but he denied knowing the sex would be with or being willing to pay for sex, charging documents say.
Editors note: This story has been updated to clarify dates and the defense's strategy.
State prosecutors have ended an investigation into the sexual assault allegations against former East Helena Police Chief William Harrington, who recently pleaded guilty to a separate charge of distributing child pornography. up! Already a Subscriber?
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