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Published November 12, 2009, 11:04 PM

Trial Delayed for Man Accused of Luring a Minor

By: Renee Chmiel, WDAZ

A trial for a Crookston man charged with trying to lure a minor he met through an internet chat room has been postponed.

36-year-old Gerald Pride's trial was set for December.but it will now be held the week of January 11th.

Authorities say he offered to pay for sex in on-line chats he had with a Ramsey County deputy.

That deputy was posing as an under-age girl.

Pride faces up to ten years in prison of convicted of the Class B felony.