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Green receives stay of imposition on sex crime

Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Green receives stay of imposition on sex crime
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Richard Michael Green, 21, of Kelliher, pleaded guilty April 12 in Beltrami County District Court and received a 10-year stay of imposition of sentence Monday for serious felony fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct with a girl between the ages of 13 and 15 when he was 48 months or more older than the victim.

Judge John Melbye imposed a long list of conditions on Green's stayed of imposition: Green must:

-- Serve 90 days in jail, with credit for two days served and work release.

-- Serve up to 10 years of supervised probation.

-- Pay fines and costs of $408.

-- Pay restitution of $3,401.92.

-- Not consume illegal drugs.

-- Undergo random testing.

-- Undergo chemical dependency evaluation and follow recommendations.

-- Submit a DNA sample.

-- Maintain employment.

-- Comply with polygraph testing.

-- Register as a sex offender.

-- Comply with rules of the Department of Corrections.

-- Complete outpatient sex offender treatment.

-- Have no contact with the victim or other minor girls.

-- Not use or possess sexually explicit materials.

The judge granted a furlough for the sex offender treatment.

At 3:30 p.m. April 12, parents of a 14-year-old girl contacted the Beltrami County Sheriff''s Office with concerns that their daughter had been sexually active with Green. The parents provided law enforcement with information obtained from a cell phone, namely sexually explicit messages and images.

The girl confirmed that Green had been her boyfriend and he had had sexual contact with her.