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Criminal sexual conduct charge in rape of 14-year-old to be dismissed if Willmar man completes probation

A Willmar man who pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct for raping a 14-year-old girl in June 2021 was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail and five years of probation. As part of a plea agreement, he received a stay of adjudication, which means the charge will be dismissed if he successfully completes his sentence.

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WILLMAR — A Willmar man was sentenced to serve 30 days in the Kandiyohi County jail and five years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct for the rape of a 14-year-old girl on June 26, 2021.

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Abdinajib Muhumed Mire

Abdinajib Muhumed Mire, 24, was sentenced Aug. 17 by Judge Stephen J. Wentzell in Kandiyohi County District Court and received a stay of adjudication as part of a plea agreement.

Under a stay of adjudication, if Mire successfully completes his five years of supervised probation, the charge will be dismissed.

Mire pleaded guilty to the criminal sexual conduct charge in May. A second charge of engaging in prostitution with a 13- to 15-year-old was dismissed as part of the plea agreement.

Mire is to serve 30 days in jail on or before Oct. 28, 2022, and will receive credit for one day served, according to the sentencing order. He was also sentenced to 80 hours of community service as part of his probation.

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According to the sentencing order, other conditions for Mire include following recommendations of an already completed pyschosexual evaluation; having no contact with the victim or her family; and having no unsupervised contact with other female minors, excluding family.

According to the criminal complaint, Mire picked up the 14-year-old girl at a gas station and drove her to a wooded area. After he parked his vehicle, Mire offered to pay her for sex, she told police.

During questioning, Mire told law enforcement he had intercourse with the girl but denied knowing she was 14.

The girl told police that Mire then drove to a local pharmacy and bought her Plan B pills. According to the complaint, the girl said that after she took the pills, Mire went to a bank to withdraw cash. He gave her money before dropping her off at the mall.

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Dale Morin is a reporter with the West Central Tribune. He covers public safety and breaking news beats.

Dale can be reached at dmorin@wctrib.com or by phone 320-214-4368.
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