Williston man sentenced to 2 years for corruption of minor

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WILLISTON, N.D. - A Williston man who pleaded guilty to corruption of a minor has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

Eric Hutchinson was sentenced for a crime he committed in August of last year. Prosecutors say Hutchinson had sex with two underage girls, ages 14 and 15. He was arrested a couple of months later. Hutchinson was sentenced to five years in prison with two years suspended. He will receive credit for 319 days already served.

Once released, Hutchinson must register as a sex offender, serve five years of supervised probation and have no contact with the two victims..