ST. CLOUD -- A St. Cloud man has been sentenced for having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.

Twenty-one-year-old Gaige Barrett earlier pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim under 13 years old.

A Stearns County judge gave Barrett a stayed sentence of three years in prison, but he must serve 45 days in the county jail, and be on probation for seven years. Barrett has been given credit for already serving more than a year in jail.

Court records show the girl met Barrett on a social media "app" and said she was 15 years old.

Get our free mobile app

According to the criminal complaint, Barrett invited the girl to a party and they met after her parents went to sleep. Barrett brought the girl to a house in the 800 block of 35th Avenue North in St. Cloud. The girl told police Barrett touched her sexually both over and under her clothing despite her telling him no.

LOOK: 31 breathtaking images from NASA's public library

In 2017, NASA opened the digital doors to its image and video library website, allowing the public to access more than 140,000 images, videos, and audio files. The collection provides unprecedented views of space. Stacker reviewed the collection to select 31 of the most breathtaking images, including the first from the James Webb Space Telescope. Keep reading to see these stunning images, curated with further information about the captured scenes.

LOOK: What are the odds that these 50 totally random events will happen to you?

Stacker took the guesswork out of 50 random events to determine just how likely they are to actually happen. They sourced their information from government statistics, scientific articles, and other primary documents. Keep reading to find out why expectant parents shouldn't count on due dates -- and why you should be more worried about dying on your birthday than living to 100 years old.

 

Come Visit Rice, Minnesota With Us

More From 103.7 The Loon