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Criminal Sexual Conduct
August 30, 2017
Ironton man faces 35 sexual assault charges involving 2 child victims
BRAINERD, Minn. — A 30-year-old Ironton man faces 35 counts of criminal sexual conduct that allegedly took place at a Brainerd residence...
August 30, 2017 - 9:09pm
August 28, 2017
Ex-Willmar businessman to serve eight more years of sexual conduct sentence
WILLMAR, Minn. — Convicted sex offender Peter Hoagland, 70, will serve a minimum of eight more years in prison. District Judge Jennifer...
August 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 26, 2017
Garden City woman to appear on four cases
WORTHINGTON — A Garden City woman submitted a plea agreement Tuesday on four criminal cases that span from September 2015 to June 2017. ...
August 26, 2017 - 7:25am
August 12, 2017
Adrian man arrested, charged with criminal sexual conduct
ADRIAN — An Adrian man arrested Tuesday has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and first-degree criminal sexual conduct with an individual under 16 and older than 13. Bradly Haddock, 31, is being held in the Nobles County Jail. Each felony charge has a maximum...
August 12, 2017 - 8:12am
July 31, 2017
Brother of man acquitted in 1992 Minnesota child abduction-murder case sentenced for sex abuse of minor
WOODBURY, Minn.—The brother of a man acquitted of kidnapping and murdering 5-year-old Corrine Erstad from Inver Grove Heights more than...
July 31, 2017 - 4:47pm
June 6, 2017
Bemidji man pleads guilty to murder, kidnapping, sex assault
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who murdered his sex partner before kidnapping and raping a child in her care pleaded guilty to three felonies...
June 6, 2017 - 2:23pm
April 25, 2017
Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
GOODHUE, Minn. — Goodhue County authorities allegedly discovered a “sex room” in Goodhue in southeastern Minnesota this past winter and...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
Adrian man is sentenced on drug charges
WORTHINGTON — Joshua Uhl, 33, of Adrian, was sentenced Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court on a fifth-degree drug possession charge. The charge stems from an incident in June 2014 when Ulh was found in possession of methamphetamines. He was facing a felony charge of...
January 25, 2017 - 3:32pm
January 17, 2017
Worthington man sentenced for first-degree criminal sexual conduct
WORTHINGTON — Cesar Lopez-Ramon, 19, of Worthington, was sentenced Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court for a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge. Lopez-Ramon was found guilty by a jury Dec. 15 after having intercouse with a juvenile younger than age 13.
January 17, 2017 - 9:17pm
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