A 27-year-old man met a 15-year-old girl over Xbox Live, then drove 30 hours to Central California to have sex with her, and now is looking at 10 years in the federal slammer.
The man, from Richmond Heights, Mo., "developed a relationship in April 2008," with the girl, from Sanger, Calif., writes the Associated Press. In September he pleaded guilty to having sex with her, and was sentenced today. Somehow, he managed to elude capture by NBC's Chris Hansen (pictured) and the To Catch a Predator Team.
Federal prosecutors say Edward Stout, 27, drove almost 30 hours nonstop from Missouri to Sanger, "where he engaged in sexual activity with the girl." Good God, what kind of pharmaceuticals did he have? After 30 hours of driving, I couldn't have sex with a croissant, much less a sentient being, for the next two days.
Stout was sentenced to more than a decade behind bars and then will have to register as a sex offender once he gets out.