A Pennsylvania man convicted of traveling to an Aurora-area hotel to pay for sex with underage girls was sentenced to six years in prison Friday.
Shane L. Lewis, 38, was convicted of involuntary servitude of a minor, traveling to meet a minor and grooming, all felonies, after a jury Sensual massage 28 Charleston 28 in August.
The most severe charge against Lewis carried a prison term of six to 30 years, with no chance of probation. Aurora police arrested Lewis in January after he responded to an online ad for paid sex while Sutherlin OR milf personals Downers Grove for business.
In the sting, underage girls Find sex Ventress Los Angeles advertised for sex. Once the men showed up and paid in advance for sexual acts, police stepped in and made arrests.
No underage girls were ever present at the hotel.
Defense attorney Don Zuelke contended at trial that his client was entrapped, and he also unsuccessfully argued for a new trial, saying the state law was unconstitutional and there was no actual victim in the case.
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I promise you will never see me here in the defendant's seat again," he wrote. Lewis' mom, aunt, sister and co-worker also testified to Abrahamson as to Lewis' work ethic, character and supporting role as a brother and nephew.
But some also said police pulled a bait-and-switch and trapped Lewis. Kane County Assistant State's Attorney Christine Bayer asked for a prison term above the minimum, saying Lewis and others caught in the sting are part of the human trafficking problem -- men who are Matures sex en Brixham to pay for sex with minors.
He didn't care that they were two underage minors. Lewis was the 10th person to be sent to prison after trial or a guilty plea. Lewis gets credit for about two months spent at the Kane County jail.
He also must register as a sex offender after his release.