Thursday, December 21, 2017

Gordon Man Sentenced to 13 Years For Attempted Enticement Of A Minor For Sex

Earlier this week, a Gordon man was sentenced for attempted to Entice a Minor for sex.

On December 18th, 2017, Brian Tate, 35, of Gordon, was sentenced , by Senior U.S. District Court Judge A. Richard Caputo to 156 months’ imprisonment for attempting to entice a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Tate previously pleaded guilty to traveling to a hotel to engage in sex with a six-year-old female. Between October 17, 2016 and November 9, 2016, Tate used the internet to arrange for the minor to be brought to the hotel to meet him for sex. Tate was arrested after he arrived at the hotel on November 9.

Judge Caputo also ordered that Tate serve 10 years on supervised release following his prison sentence. Tate must also comply with the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

Tate was indicted by a grand jury in November 2016, following an investigation by agents of Homeland Security Investigations and the Pennsylvania State Police. Assistant U.S. Attorney Francis P. Sempa prosecuted the case.

Link to story from 2016

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