06/22/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

James Gilbert, Ex-Trooper, Sentenced 18 Months In Prison For Sexting Teen Girl

A former trooper accused of having sexual communications with the teenager daughter of another Florida Highway Patrol employee was sentenced to 18 months in state prison Wednesday.

James E. Gilbert, 46, had pleaded no contest to 10 counts of solicitation of a minor via a computer.

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