Lubbock man pleads guilty to child sex trafficking - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock man pleads guilty to child sex trafficking

Dimitrise Lyghts, 22 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center) Dimitrise Lyghts, 22 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

A Lubbock man involved in a four-hour SWAT standoff back in January has now pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking of a child.

According to federal court documents, 22-year-old Dimirtise Lyghts has admitted to compelling an underage girl into prostitution, advertising her services on Backpage and securing a hotel room for her to engage in sex acts with several different men back in June of 2016.

If a judge accepts the agreement, Lyghts will face a term of imprisonment of 10 years to life and will incur a fine of up to $250,000.

RELATED STORY: Child trafficking suspect in custody after Tuesday afternoon SWAT standoff

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