HOUSTON (September 26, 2013)—Jacob Daniel West, 34, of Conroe, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking a neighbor's underage daughter on a week-long multistate trip and having sex with the girl.
The 14-year-old girl was the subject of an Amber Alert during her disappearance in January.
West pleaded guilty in July to transporting a minor with intent to engage in sexual activity.
Prosecutors on said West lived near the girl's parents although she was in her grandmother's custody.
Authorities say West stole guns, cash and credit cards from a dead friend.
West and the girl traveled to Arkansas, Tennessee, New York, Virginia and the Carolinas.
Investigators in Fort Pierce, Fla., found the two at a hotel.