Mich. man gets 12 years for relations with girl
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A 34-year-old Michigan man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday in U.S. District Court for having a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old girl in Putnam County.
Ashlee C. Liebert, of Whitmore Lake, Mich., pleaded guilty in October to traveling in interstate commerce with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin.
Liebert had numerous conversations with the girl that were sexual in nature and exchanged sexually explicit photos with her, the release states.
On March 10, 2012, Liebert traveled to Buffalo and had sexual contact with the minor. Police found Liebert and the victim inside his vehicle near Cross Creek Road.
Police also found more than 600 child pornography images on Liebert's computer, the release states.
Liebert also was sentenced to 20 years of supervised release after his prison sentence is over.