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Royce DeWeese traveled from NJ to VA to have sex with a minor

11:54 AM, Dec 20, 2013   |    comments
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A New Jersey man was sentenced to nine months Friday for travelling to Virginia to have sex with a minor.

Royce DeWeese, 26, of Cherry Hill, NJ, was sentenced to 108 months in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release.

DeWeese pleaded guilty on September 13. 

Between March and May 2013, DeWeese communicated over the Internet with an undercover HSI agent about plans to travel to Fairfax to have sex with the undercover agent's supposed 10-year-old daughter, according to court documents.

On May 14, 2013, DeWeese traveled from New Jersey to Fairfax where he was arrested.

The investigation was conducted by Homeland Security Investigations. 

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