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Willmar man pleads to sex charge for molesting girl


WILLMAR — Tomas Hernandez Valladarez, 64, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a second-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for having sexual conduct with a young girl.

As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, a first-degree count will be dismissed. He is expected to be sentenced to 108 months in prison on Aug. 28.

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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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