- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) - A former officer at a juvenile correctional facility in northern Minnesota has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old resident.

Devin Wood of Grand Rapids was sentenced to eight years and four months in prison Monday on three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. He is also required to register as a sex offender and will be subject to a lifetime conditional release.

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty to the charges in Itasca County court in September.

He assaulted the female resident at the North Homes Juvenile Correction Facility in Grand Rapids in April.

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