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Criminal Sexual Conduct
October 11, 2016
Worthington man accused of sexual conduct with minor
WORTHINGTON -- Ramon Lopez, 55, of Worthington, appeared Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court to face five criminal sexual conduct-related charges. Lopez is facing two charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and two charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct...
October 11, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 24, 2016
Lopez-Ramos makes initial court appearance
WORTHINGTON — A 19-year-old man charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct appeared in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning...
May 24, 2016 - 8:51pm
March 22, 2016
Worthington man appears in criminal sexual conduct case
WORTHINGTON — Luis Garcia-Ortiz, 53, of Worthington, made his first appearance in Nobles County District Court Tuesday to face 12 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct relating to alleged incidents involving his daughter from 1999-2008. According to court documents, the victim...
March 22, 2016 - 8:51pm
March 2, 2016
Worthington man enters Alford plea
WORTHINGTON — Conrado Abundiz-Aguilera, 47, of Worthington, has entered an Alford plea in his first-degree criminal sexual conduct case. Abundiz-Aguilera...
March 2, 2016 - 8:42pm
January 20, 2016
Abbey release files on monks accused of sexual abuse
COLLEGEVILLE — St. John’s Abbey announced Tuesday it released the personnel files of 18 monks who have been accused of sexual misconduct against minors. The release of the personnel records is a part of a 2015 settlement of a sexual abuse lawsuit brought against the abbey and...
January 20, 2016 - 9:32pm
January 15, 2016
Two Sioux Falls men in prison for sex charges
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Two Sioux Falls men were sentenced this week to prison for attempting to have sex with underaged girls. James Anthony Murphy, 23, of Sioux Falls, was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for an incident last year when he responded to a fake ad on the website...
January 15, 2016 - 9:40pm
January 8, 2016
Worthington man faces criminal sexual conduct charges
WORTHINGTON — A bail hearing took place Tuesday in Nobles County District Court for Guillermo Antonio Mixco-Valdez, 32, of Worthington. Mixco-Valdez...
January 8, 2016 - 9:49pm
December 11, 2015
Meyerdirk arraigned in sexual conduct case
WORTHINGTON — Kenneth Meyerdirk, 70, of Worthington, was arraigned Wednesday in a criminal sexual conduct case filed in 2013. He pleaded not guilty on all four counts he is facing. Meyerdirk faces one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and three counts of second-degree...
December 11, 2015 - 9:46pm
November 20, 2015
Olson sentenced in criminal case
WORTHINGTON — Nicholas John Olson, 24, of Rushmore was sentenced Friday morning in Nobles County District Court for criminal sexual conduct...
November 20, 2015 - 9:51pm
November 16, 2015
Man arrested in Pipestone for criminal sexual conduct
For an update with McAbee's charges, see: http://www.dglobe.com/news/3884083-sioux-falls-man-charged-criminal-sexual-conduct-pipestone PIPESTONE -- A Sioux Falls, S.D., man was taken into custody Friday afternoon following an investigation of criminal sexual conduct. Frederick...
November 16, 2015 - 7:43pm
Sioux Falls man charged with criminal sexual conduct in Pipestone
PIPESTONE — Frederick James McAbee, 41, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was arrested Friday on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a crime of violence. All of the charges are...
November 16, 2015 - 7:41pm
November 8, 2015
Sex offender facing new charges
ALEXANDRIA — A former Alexandria man sentenced in July for criminal sexual conduct has again been charged with additional sex crimes. Colin Lloyd Robertson, 20, of Minot, N.D., formerly of Alexandria, is charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct — all felony level...
November 8, 2015 - 8:33pm
June 26, 2015
Ellsworth man arrested for criminal sexual conduct
ELLSWORTH — Douglas Simpson, 20, of Ellsworth was arrested Wednesday after being accused of sexual conduct with a 15-year-old girl. Simpson...
June 26, 2015 - 9:50pm
April 8, 2014
Meyerdirk case moves forward
WORTHINGTON — Kenneth Meyerdirk appeared Tuesday in Nobles County District Court Tuesday for a hearing on multiple charges of criminal sexual conduct in connection with alleged contact with a granddaughter that spanned several years. During the hearing, Meyerdirk’s attorney,...
April 8, 2014 - 8:55pm
Man guilty of sexual conduct involving a nine-month-old girl
HASTINGS - A 41-year-old Hastings, Minn., man will be sentenced Nov. 8 for first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a 9-month-old girl. A Dakota County jury Tuesday found Michael Frederick Schmidt guilty and decided that aggravating factors justified an upward departure from...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00pm