KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A Knoxville man was sentenced to 19 years in prison after he was recorded confessing to sexually molesting a child on the video-recording system of an Uber vehicle.
Daryl R. Baker, 61, pleaded guilty to four counts of aggravated sexual battery, five counts of attempted rape of a child and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.
Prosecutors said on December 21, 2013, the Knoxville Police Department received information that Baker had been sexually assaulting a child for several years beginning when the victim was 9. Baker was confronted about the assaults and his confession was recorded in an Uber vehicle. He also confessed to a police investigator.
Under the terms of his plea agreement, he will serve 19 years in prison.