GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A 29-year-old Lafayette man is being held for trial on a charge alleging he used the Internet and a cellphone to entice a juvenile in Harrison County into sexual activity with him.

The Sun Herald reports a federal grand jury indicted John James Lee, of Lafayette, La., Feb. 5 on a charge of child enticement, punishable by 10 years to life in prison.

The indictment says the enticement occurred between May 1, 2012, and Oct. 31, 2012, and involved a child under the age of 18.

Lee pleaded not guilty March 10.

He is set for trial on a court calendar that starts April 28.

Lee was arrested Jan. 2 on similar charges in Louisiana.

It was unclear whether Leehas an attorney.


Information from: The Sun Herald,


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