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Monticello man pleads guilty to enticing a minor

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

A 19-year-old Monticello man has pleaded guilty to enticing a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity.

Colton Rickels was convicted of one count of attempted enticement of a minor.

At the plea hearing, Rickels admitted that, in October 2014, he used the Internet to attempt to persuade, induce, entice, or coerce a 12-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity.

Rickels faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison and a possible maximum sentence of life in prison, a $250,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, and supervised release for 5 years to life following his imprisonment.

 

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