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Sherwood was further ordered to be placed on supervised release for the rest of his life following completion of his prison term, during which time he will have to comply with numerous requirements designed to restrict his access to children and the Internet. She portrayed herself as a mother of a two-year-old female. The agent entered a chat room that was dedicated to the discussion and promotion of child abuse that focused on infants and toddlers.During a series of chat, email, text and phone conversations with the agent between August 10, 2015, and May 12, 2017, Sherwood expressed interest in traveling from La Crosse, Wis., to Houston for several days to have sexual contact with the child, according to court documents.He stated during these conversations that he did not have relationships with adult women because he was only aroused by small children.Sherwood admitted he was very “turned on” by the fact that the child wore a diaper and used a pacifier.On May 12, 2017, Sherwood was arrested in Houston after traveling from Wisconsin to meet the undercover agent and whom he believed was her four-year-old daughter. Attorney Kimberly Ann Leo prosecuted the case, which was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.He also stated that he knew it was illegal to cross state lines to have sex with a minor.The sting happened in 2017 after Sherwood began pressing for the trip to happen, at which time the federal agent said the fictitious child was now 4. The following day he sent a message saying, "I'm very excited I can barely stand it.He has written extensively about politics, criminal justice and statistics.His recent work has explored Wisconsin’s mountain of untested rape kits, how paperwork delays affect road repairs and last-minute changes to the state budget.