Atwater police officer facing 2 sex crime charges
WILLMAR -- An Atwater Police Department officer faces criminal sexual conduct charges for allegedly grabbing a woman's body and genitals at the city's police station in October.
The complaint, signed Thursday by District Judge Gerald J. Seibel, charges Paul Reed Schmidt, 34, of Atwater, with two gross misdemeanor charges of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct. No arraignment date -- at which time he would be formally charged -- has been set in Kandiyohi County District Court.
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