Odessa Man pleads guilty to enticing a minor

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A former police officer from Odessa is heading to prison for attempting to entice a minor on Craigslist.

Forty-two-year-old Michael Bennett plead guilty last March.

On Thursday a judge sentenced Bennett to 120 months in federal prison.

According to court records, Bennett communicated with who he thought was a 14-year-old girl through Craigslist.

The teen was really a federal undercover agent. Bennett flew to Odessa and was arrested on the spot.

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