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Thorstad sentenced for having sex with 12-year-old

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A 28-year-old Morris man was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with a person under the age of 13.

Gerald Lee Thorstad Jr. was sentenced to 144 months in prison, a $50 fine and $82 in surcharges.


Thorstad's sentence was the upper end of a plea agreement he made with the prosecution. As part of the plea agreement, other charges against Thorstad were dismissed.

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