D’Iberville man sentenced for sex crime

Published 2:10 pm Friday, November 14, 2008

A D’Iberville man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a 12-year-old child.

Harrison County Circuit Judge Larry Bourgeois on Wednesday sentenced 39-year-old Patrick Andrew Hebert after he pleaded guilty to the charge against him.

Hebert faced up to 40 years.

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Prosecutor say Hebert had moved to the area from St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana for work when the incident occurred in May 2006.