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Published April 21, 2010, 04:07 PM

EGF Man Sentenced For Sex Offense

An East Grand Forks man will spend about 3 months in jail for a 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct conviction.

An East Grand Forks man will spend about 3 months in jail for a 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct conviction.

Ian Peterson, 21, was sentenced to 4 months in jail, but he can spend the last 40 days of that sentence on home monitoring.

Authorities say Peterson had sex with a 14-year-old girl in East Grand Forks in June of 2009.

Peterson's sentence was "stayed" for 15 years.

He'll be on probation and will have to register as a predatory sex offender.

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