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Hastings man, convicted of criminal sexual conduct of infant, must serve 18 years in prison.

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Dakota County District Judge Joseph Carter sentenced Michael Frederick Schmidt, 41, Hastings, to a sentence of 27 years, 18 of which must be served in prison. The remainder of the sentence must be on supervised probation, and Schmidt must register as a sexual offender.


A jury convicted Schmidt in September of first-degree criminal sexual conduct of a nine-month old.

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