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Man faces sex charge for allegedly touching young girl

WILLMAR -- Oscar Ramirez, 20, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Tuesday on a second-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for allegedly molesting a 7-year-old girl.

Unconditional bail was set at $50,000. Conditional bail was allowed for $10,000. His next appearance is Nov. 8 in Kandiyohi County District Court.

According to the complaint, Willmar police received a report on Oct. 14 that included that a 7-year-old girl had been sexually touched by Ramirez this summer. The girl was interviewed and told investigators that Ramirez had lived with her family for a period of time and explained how Ramirez had touched her.

Ramirez was interviewed and admitting to living in the same house as the girl, but denied touching her.

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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