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Gates Man Who Attempted To Lure A Teenager For Sex Going To Prison For 10 Years

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of New York

CONTACT: Barbara Burns
PHONE: (716) 843-5817
FAX #: (716) 551-3051

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Dillon T. Boyington, 35, of Gates, NY, who was convicted of attempted online enticement of a minor, was sentenced to serve 120 months in prison and 10 years supervised release by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. 
Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle P. Rossi, who handled the case, stated that the defendant utilized a social media application in an attempt to meet a 14 year-old child for sex. As he traveled to meet such child on October 24, 2018, Boyington was intercepted by members of the New York State Police. Upon his arrest, the defendant was found to be in possession of condoms and candy, which he intended to give to the child. 

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the New York State Police, under the direction of Major Eric Laughton, and the Rochester Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Gary Loeffert.

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Updated July 2, 2019

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