Sterling man pleads guilty to sex charges
February 14, 2008
STERLING – A 19-year-old Sterling man has pleaded guilty to attempted sexual assault of a child and attempted enticement of a child.Manuel Espino entered the pleas Tuesday. He was expected to be sentenced to six years in prison.Espino allegedly told police in December that he had sex three times with a 12-year-old. The victim’s parents alerted police after they found text messages between Espino and the girl.