Man Sentenced for Traveling to AR to Have Sex with Minor


A Nevada man was sentenced to 30 years in prison after traveling to Arkansas to have sex with a minor. 

David Harper, 50, was sentenced to 30 years for one count of knowingly crossing state lines with intent to engage in sexual act with a person under 12-years-old. 

According to court records, Harper started chatting with an undercover detective in August 2015. On January 25, Harper traveled from Las Vegas to Fort Smith and was arrested at the Fort Smith Airport. 

When interviewed, Harper admitted to traveling to Arkansas to have sex with a minor.

Harper was also sentenced to serve five years of supervised released. 

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