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Judge Hands Down Longest Minn. Sex Trafficking Sentence to Chicago Man

Updated: 12/13/2013 4:46 PM
Created: 12/13/2013 4:41 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

A Ramsey County judge handed down the longest sex trafficking sentence in Minnesota on Friday.

Arteco Rhodes, 38, was sentenced to more than 26 years in prison and he will have to register as a predatory offender for 10 years.

Rhodes is from Chicago, but authorities said he took at 15-year-old girl from Chicago to Minnesota and had her pose for child pornography and placed an ad of her on backpage.com.

To read previous KSTP coverage of the case, click here.
 

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