A passenger from New York has finally been imprisoned for sexually assaulting a 13 year old girl on the Disney Wonder cruise ship. A year ago we reported on this crime – Passenger Indicted for Sexual Abuse of 13 Year Old Girl on Disney Wonder Cruise Ship. The girl's family sailed on the Disney Wonder in December 2006. On New Year's Day January 2007, after the girl attended a program at the cruise ship's teen club with other girls, twenty-four year old Lucas George Wickes approached them and ordered them to return to their rooms. He told the girl to follow him because he was a security officer with the cruise ship. When they reached an area where no other people were around, he then assaulted the girl. A federal district court sentenced Wickes to 46 months in prison and ordered him to pay restitution in the amount of $2,667.
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