POST FALLS, Idaho -- A Post Falls man was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison for lewd conduct with a minor under the age of 16
The Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office said Guy Coulston, 32, was found guilty after a five day trial back in March. The lewd conduct charge was related to his genital to genital and/or manual to genital contact between Coulston and a 15-year-old victim between August 2007 and November 27, 2011.
Authorities said Coulston has prior convictions for driving offenses.
The judge in Coulston’s case determined his prior criminal history and current offense resulted in a long period of abuse of the victim at an early age.
The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office believes Coulston’s sentence was appropriate given the nature of the crime.