Man sentenced to 9 years in sex abuse case
REMER -- A 30-year-old man was sentenced to 110 months in prison for sexually touching a young boy in Remer.
Melvin Eugene Smith III plead guilty to second-degree criminal sexual conduct in Cass County, according to a release issued by the Cass County Attorney’s Office. The complaint filed by the county attorney’s office alleged Smith sexually touched a young boy on multiple occasions in 2011 while taking care of him in Remer.
Smith will be subject to predatory offender registration and assigned a risk level when released from prison. He has been convicted of failing to register as a predatory offender on two prior occasions.