A former sheriff's deputy convicted of traveling to Arkansas and bringing a 14-year-old girl back to Kentucky for sex will serve 30 years in prison.
Officials say Charles Wise met the girl on the Internet last October and began the relationship.
He was sentenced in U-S District Court today, along with Clarence Dunn.
Dunn helped hide the girl and testified against Wise.
Wise apologized to the victim and her family today.
Both she and her mother asked the judge to sentence Wise for as long as possible.
Clarence Dunn was sentenced to 18 months as part of his plea bargain.
The victim's mother thanked him for his support in helping find her daughter.