A Union City man who raped a young girl will spend several years behind bars.
23-year-old Donald Carnes was sentenced to serve 18 years to 36 years in prison.
A judge also ruled today that Carnes meets the criteria of a sexually violent predator.
Earlier this year Carnes was found guilty in a nonjury trial.
He was convicted on all counts that he repeatedly raped a 7 year old girl over the course of two years.
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