NEW MEXICO MAN IS SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS FOR TRANSPORTING A MINOR WITH INTENT TO ENGAGE IN SEXUAL ACTIVITY
December 11, 2019
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Late yesterday, U.S. District Court Martin Judge Reidinger sentenced an Albuquerque, New Mexico man to 180 months in prison for transporting a minor with intent to engage in sexual activity and travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Judge Reidinger also ordered Jacob Gardea, 24, to serve 10 years of supervised release and to register as a sex offender after he is released from prison.
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