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Man Receives Life Sentences for Lewdness With a Child

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richardleesorterThe Washoe County District Attorney’s Office has announced the sentencing of Richard Lee Sorter, of Sparks, to two consecutive life terms for  charges of Lewdness with a Child under the Age of 14.

District Court Judge Scott Freeman handed down the sentence on Monday, ensuring that Sorter will serve a minimum of 20 years before being considered eligible for parole.

“Monday’s sentencing demonstrated how destructive these types of crimes are on the victims and the importance of zealously pursuing and punishing these offenders,” said District Attorney Chris Hicks. “The efforts of the exceptional multidisciplinary CAC team of prosecutors, detectives and child advocacy professionals continues to serve these principles.”

 

 

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