7 years for an AZ man who followed teen to Louisiana for sex

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say an Arizona man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after his July guilty plea on a charge that he traveled from Texas to Louisiana to engage in sexual activity with a minor.

A Friday news release from U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says 26-year-old Jonathan Glosch of Golden Valley was sentenced Thursday.

Prosecutors said Glosch was traveling with an Arizona family in November 2015 but was asked to leave the trip in Texas. The mother believed he was having an inappropriate relationship with their 14-year-old daughter.

Prosecutors said Glosch stole an automobile in Texas and followed the family to Morgan City, Louisiana, where he secretly picked up the daughter. He was arrested after authorities tracked them down.

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