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Criminal Sexual Conduct
August 30, 2017
Ironton man faces 35 sexual assault charges involving 2 child victims
BRAINERD, Minn. — A 30-year-old Ironton man faces 35 counts of criminal sexual conduct that allegedly took place at a Brainerd residence...
August 30, 2017 - 9:09pm
August 28, 2017
Ex-Willmar businessman to serve eight more years of sexual conduct sentence
WILLMAR, Minn. — Convicted sex offender Peter Hoagland, 70, will serve a minimum of eight more years in prison. District Judge Jennifer...
August 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 31, 2017
Brother of man acquitted in 1992 Minnesota child abduction-murder case sentenced for sex abuse of minor
WOODBURY, Minn.—The brother of a man acquitted of kidnapping and murdering 5-year-old Corrine Erstad from Inver Grove Heights more than...
July 31, 2017 - 4:47pm
June 26, 2017
Kinn sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child’s babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in prison...
June 26, 2017 - 3:25pm
June 12, 2017
Charge dropped for Puposky man accused of sex crime
BEMIDJI -- A felony charge against a Puposky, Minn., man accused of sexual assault was dropped last week after test results “compromised”...
June 12, 2017 - 12:21pm
June 9, 2017
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused sexually assaulting a woman while she was unconscious pleaded not guilty to one count of third-degree criminal...
June 9, 2017 - 5:14pm
June 8, 2017
Tip leads to felony sex crime charge for Bemidji man
BEMIDJI -- A tip led to a felony charge last week against a Bemidji man who allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl.
June 8, 2017 - 4:13pm
June 6, 2017
Bemidji man pleads guilty to murder, kidnapping, sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who murdered his sex partner before kidnapping and raping a child in her care pleaded guilty to three felonies Tuesday....
June 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
May 18, 2017
Man gets probation for sex crime
BEMIDJI -- A man who raped a woman while she was sleeping in her apartment will not spend any time in prison.
May 18, 2017 - 7:11pm
April 25, 2017
Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
GOODHUE, Minn. — Goodhue County authorities allegedly discovered a “sex room” in Goodhue in southeastern Minnesota this past winter and...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 10, 2017
Jury finds man guilty of sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman while she slept in her Bemidji apartment was found guilty of third-degree criminal sexual...
March 10, 2017 - 5:31pm
Walker man charged with sexually assaulting children, producing videos
WALKER -- A Walker man has been charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct after an investigation allegedly revealed that he shared child pornography with others. According to a news release from the Cass County Attorney’s Office, Richard Wilson Jr. had sexual contact with...
March 10, 2017 - 5:13pm
Bemidji man charged with criminal sexual conduct
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct Monday after a woman reported to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office that she had been sexually assaulted. According to a criminal complaint, Austin Cleo Christopherson, 18, was arrested Jan. 7 after...
January 10, 2017 - 4:52pm
December 29, 2015
Former Cass Lake-Bena school staffer pleads not guilty to sex with student
CASS LAKE—A former paraprofessional at Cass Lake-Bena High School pleaded not guilty to criminal sexual conduct and indecent exposure charges Monday in Cass County District Court. Cara Donnell, 29, of Cass Lake is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old male high school student...
December 29, 2015 - 5:19pm
October 22, 2015
Former paraprofessional at Cass Lake-Bena faces charges for alleged sex with student
CASS LAKE -- A former Cass Lake-Bena High School faculty member faces criminal sexual conduct charges in Cass County District Court on allegations of having sex with a student at the school. Cara Lynn Donnell, 29, of Cass Lake is accused of having sex with a male high school student...
October 22, 2015 - 6:53pm