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Willmar, Minn., man gets 36 months in prison, 25 years probation for molesting

WILLMAR -- Larry Alan Stoeser, 61, of Willmar, was sentenced this morning to 36 months in prison, plus a five-year conditional release period and a $1,500 fine on one of two felony charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for molesting young girls at his wife's home daycare.

Stoeser was sentenced to 48 months in prison, which was stayed, and a $1,500 fine on the other criminal sexual conduct charge. His sentence was handed down in Kandiyohi County District Court by District Judge Donald M. Spilseth.

Stoeser was also ordered to register as a predatory offender, submit to a psycho-sexual evaluation, follow the recommendations and have no contact with the victims, their families or minor females. Restitution remains open in both cases.

As part of a plea agreement, five additional criminal sexual conduct charges were dismissed.

The family child care license at the home Stoeser shared with his wife is listed as being "revoked - under appeal," according to the state Department of Human Services website.

Read more on this story Thursday in the West Central Tribune.

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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