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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 18, 2013

Fort Polk Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact with a minor

LAKE CHARLES, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Antwon M. Sewell, 20, of Fort Polk, La., was sentenced on October 3, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi, to 15 months in prison with five years of supervised release for committing abusive sexual contact with two minors.  Sewell pleaded guilty June 13, 2013.

According to evidence presented in court, Sewell was at a party taking place at an unoccupied residence on the Fort Polk Military base on July 18, 2012.  While at the party, he had sexual contact with a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old girl at different times that night.  He admitted to providing alcohol to the minors attending the party.

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel J. McCoy prosecuted the case.

Updated January 26, 2015