Mendoza-Hernandez sentenced in second criminal sexual conduct case
He entered a guilty plea on May 5.
NOBLES COUNTY — Andres Mendoza-Hernandez, 49, was sentenced earlier this week in a case of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree, where the victim was under the age of 13.
Mendoza-Hernandez was charged in July 2021 after it was reported that he had engaged in repeated sexual contact with an underage victim, between 2017 and 2018. He was charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first and second degree, as well as electronic solicitation of a child.
After entering a guilty plea, Mendoza-Hernandez was convicted on the charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct and sentenced to 78 months in a correctional facility, with 366 days accredited for time served. All other charges were dismissed, as per the plea agreement.
He will also be required to pay $82 in court fees.