Knowlton was required to undergo treatment for sex offenders.

He was banned from Simley and from having contact with girls younger than age 16.

“The punishment didn’t really fit the crime,” Yang said.

County attorneys say they consider several factors before prosecuting these cases.

Those who register must tell authorities where they live, work and go to school and what vehicle they drive.

Some parents and attorneys say the consequences should be less severe for a young adult who has a consensual sexual relationship with a minor.

The girl also said she specifically recalled having sex with Knowlton on July 20 — three days after his 18th birthday.

Knowlton pleaded guilty to the charge in March, but the conviction will be wiped from his record if he successfully completes five years of probation.

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The relationship started months earlier when he was 17.

The girl told police she and Knowlton had sex up to 10 times during the summer, according to a Dakota County criminal complaint.

The photo is a reflection of her and Benda, his hands covering her body. The girl later told a Dakota County judge that she had forgotten about the picture until police came to her house and asked about it. Benda was convicted of felony child-pornography possession and is awaiting sentencing.