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Carson man sentenced for attempted lewdness

A 26-year-old Carson City man was sentenced Monday to a maximum of 24 years in prison after he admitted two counts attempted lewdness child under age 14.

Michael Lee Irwin must serve a minimum of 32 months on each count.

Irwin's admission "that you molested these girls," weighed heavily, District Judge James Russell said in ordering Irwin's sentences run consecutively.

"There's no excuse," Russell told Irwin. "It's deplorable."

Irwin was arrested in April.

"I'm not in this alone," Irwin said, referring to the five members of his family in court, who stood when requested by the defense attorney to show …

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