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Criminal Sexual Conduct
March 23, 2017
Watkins man charged in connection with sexual assault
LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Watkins man is facing first-, second- and third-degree felony criminal sexual conduct and misdemeanor domestic...
March 23, 2017 - 7:08am
March 7, 2017
Hoagland petitions Minn. Supreme Court for review of case
ST. PAUL — In January, Pete Hoagland won an appeal to be re-sentenced on eight counts of criminal sexual conduct. His original sentence...
March 7, 2017 - 9:46pm
January 23, 2017
Starbuck man can withdraw criminal sexual conduct guilty plea, appeals court rules
GLENWOOD—Ryan Emmett Moore is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for an alleged sexual assault. But soon, he'll be back in a Pope...
January 23, 2017 - 6:55am
November 15, 2016
Willmar man charged with felony criminal sexual conduct
WILLMAR — Authorities have charged a Willmar man with three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct, alleging he repeatedly sexually...
November 15, 2016 - 2:52pm
July 5, 2016
Watkins man charged with sexual assaults of two children
LITCHFIELD—A 21-year-old Watkins man has been charged with six felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in connection with at least nine alleged sexual assaults of two children. Thomas Lee Voigt Jr. made his first appearance June 29 in Meeker County District Court, and he's...
July 5, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Two Minnesota men face criminal sexual conduct charges after responding to Craigslist ad
GLENWOOD — When 35-year-old Starbuck man Joshua Lee Walker allegedly responded to a Craigslist ad in October posted by a 14-year-old girl,...
June 1, 2016 - 9:53pm
Willmar man, 38, accused of fathering child of 14-year-old girl
WILLMAR — A 38-year-old Willmar man has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly fathering a child with a 14-year-old...
June 1, 2016 - 9:51pm
April 7, 2016
Montevideo man sentenced for sexual assault
MONTEVIDEO — A 37-year-old Montevideo man was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct in two counties with a 15-year-old...
April 7, 2016 - 9:20pm
January 5, 2016
Appleton woman sentenced for having sex with juvenile
BENSON — An Appleton woman who pleaded guilty to having sex with a juvenile male will be on probation for 15 years and must register as a predatory...
January 5, 2016 - 10:15pm
December 21, 2015
Willmar businessman sentenced to prison for molestation of underage boys
WILLMAR - Willmar businessman Pete Hoagland, who pleaded guilty this fall to eight counts of criminal sexual misconduct involving underage boys,...
December 21, 2015 - 3:30pm
November 4, 2015
Appleton woman pleads guilty to criminal sex charge
BENSON — An Appleton woman pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with a juvenile male. In an appearance in Swift County District Court, Kelly...
November 4, 2015 - 11:11am
November 3, 2015
Appleton woman pleads guilty to criminal sex charge
BENSON — An Appleton woman pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with a juvenile male. In an appearance in Swift County District Court, Kelly Lilee Petersen, 29, pleaded guilty to one felony count of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree. The male was under the age of 16...
November 3, 2015 - 9:03pm
October 22, 2015
Former teacher pleads guilty to having sex with student
WILLMAR—A former Willmar Senior High School teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having a sexual relationship with a female student from...
October 22, 2015 - 4:49pm
October 12, 2015
Woman charged with felony criminal sexual conduct
BENSON –– A 29-year-old Appleton woman continues to be held in the Swift County Jail on felony charges that she allegedly had sex or sexual contact with a juvenile male on multiple occasions this summer at her apartment. The male was over the age of 13 but under the age of 16,...
October 12, 2015 - 11:56pm
September 28, 2015
Appeals Court affirms Meeker County sex offender’s conviction
LITCHFIELD — The Minnesota Court of Appeals in an unpublished opinion released Monday affirmed the conviction of Nathan Charles Robert Schwartz, 26, of Dassel, in a case involving multiple criminal sexual conduct charges. Schwartz was convicted in District Court in Meeker County...
September 28, 2015 - 11:18pm