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Man, 41, enters plea for molesting girl, 12


WILLMAR -- Gonzalo Sanchez, 41, of Blomkest, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for having sexual contact last fall with a now 13-year-old girl.

As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, the charge was reduced from first-degree and another first-degree charge will be dismissed.

Sanchez will be sentenced Jan. 10.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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