Guilty Plea in Child Luring Case
A man from Lackawanna County pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to lure a teenager for sex.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, Sean Howells, 20, of Jefferson Township was charged with using the internet and a cell phone to try to get a 13-year-old minor to meet him for sex earlier this year.
Under the plea agreement, Howells will be required to undergo sex offender treatment and register as a sex offender.
He faces six years in prison.