GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) _ A decorated military veteran from North
Dakota has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually
abusing a boy over a six-year period.
Adam Hamilton, of Larimore, was charged in Grand Forks County
with continual sexual abuse of a minor. He pleaded guilty in May.
Judge Joel Medd says the nature of the crime called for a long
The victim asked the judge Monday to sentence the 34-year-old Hamilton
to 35 years in prison.
Hamilton is a 12-year veteran of the Air Force who spent several
years at the Grand Forks base. He was deployed to the Middle East