Washington State Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison After Traveling Across State Lines for Sex with a Minor

EUGENE, Ore.—A Vancouver, Washington man was sentenced to federal prison today for sending sexually explicit emails and text messages to an undercover law enforcement officer posing online as a 13-year-old girl, and then traveling across state lines for a planned sexual encounter with the child. Daniel Lee Baldie, 35, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 25 years’ supervised release. According to court documents, in January and February 2020, Baldie sent emails and text messages to a Benton County Sheriff’s Office deputy posing online as a 13-year-old girl. Baldie’s emails included requests for a nude photo and descriptions of […]