St. Cloud Man Sentenced in Undercover Sex Sting
ST. CLOUD -- A St. Cloud man has been sentenced to probation after being caught in an undercover child sex sting.
Thirty-five-year-old Sory Sidime of St. Cloud pleaded guilty to a felony charge of engaging in electronic communication relating to or describing sexual conduct with a child. A charge of soliciting a child to engage in sex acts was dismissed as part of the plea agreement.
According to the complaint, Sidime, 38-year-old Corey Wentz of St. Cloud, and 23-year-old Jacob Young of St. Cloud, all responded to an online profile set up by undercover officers acting as a 14-year-old girl.
Wentz pleaded guilty to a felony count of soliciting a child through electronics to engage in sexual conduct and was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. Young will be sentenced in October.