Mary Alice Reporting: New Philadelphia, Ohio – A man is sentenced to the maximum time related to an unlawful sexual conduct charge.

Alexander Rosenkranz originally pleaded not guilty but changed his plea in early November to no contest.

Tuscarawas County Assistant Prosecutor Amanda Miller says the 20-year-old was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Elizabeth Thomakos to the maximum 18-year prison term.

The charges stem from two sexual encounters with a juvenile over a two-week time span in the summer.

Once his sentence is complete, Rosenkranz must register as a Tier 2 sex offender for 25 years.

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