STURGIS, S.D. (KELO) — A federal jury has found an airman who worked at Ellsworth Air Force Base guilty of attempted enticement of a minor.

The jury convicted 22-year-old James Hanapel on Thursday.

Authorities arrested him as part of an undercover operation during the 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

According to court documents, Hanapel believed he was communicating with a 14-year-old girl. It turned out to be an undercover officer.