Freeport man gets 17 years for sexual exploitation of a minor
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A Freeport man was sentenced Friday to federal prison for traveling across state lines for sex with a minor.
Erich Brinkmeier, 27, pled guilty earlier this year to traveling to Iowa to have sex with a minor he met online. Brinkmeier was required to be a registered sex offender at the time of the incident.
His 17-year prison term will be followed by a lifetime of court-supervised release.
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