(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that Gillette, Wyo., resident Jonathan Earl Olaveson, 29, has been convicted in federal court. A jury found Olaveson guilty of attempted online enticement of a minor for sexual purposes after a two-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court in Casper.

Olaveson is scheduled to be sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Skavdahl on April 10, 2014.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, assisted by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations.