Multiple victims bring allegations of sexual abuse against Worthington man

A nationwide warrant was issued for Isaac Orellana on Feb. 13, on multiple counts of felony criminal sexual conduct.


WORTHINGTON — A warrant has been issued for a Worthington man charged with four counts of felony criminal sexual conduct involving multiple underaged victims.

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Isaac Orellana, 44, was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, pentation or contact with a victim under the age of 14. He also faces one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim under the age of 16 with whom Orellana had a significant relationship, as well as second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving multiple acts over an extended period of time.

The complaint filed in Nobles County identified three victims, all of whom had regular contact with Orellana at his Worthington residence.

All of the victims reported multiple instances of sexual abuse by Orellana, including sexual contact and being forced to watch pornographic videos on Orellana’s phone. One victim stated Orellana would also use his phone to monitor the security cameras in the home to see when the victim’s guardian would arrive.

The sexual abuse reported to law enforcement took place between June 2019 and Dec. 31, 2022.


During an inspection of the home, law enforcement confirmed the exterior was wired for security cameras.

According to the complaint, when Orellana was confronted by the victims’ parents, he denied anything had happened, but he fled the home with his belongings and has not returned.

Orellana’s whereabouts were unknown at the time the complaint was filed, and a nationwide warrant has been issued.

If convicted, Orellana faces a maximum penalty of 30 years imprisonment, a $40,000 fine, or both for each of the three first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. The second-degree criminal conduct charge carries a maximum sentence of 25 years imprisonment, a $35,000 fine, or both.

Note: This article was written based on information reported by local law enforcement agencies. The Globe reminds readers that all individuals are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

The Southwest Crisis Center is available in our community to support and empower survivors of sexual and domestic violence. For questions about services or how you can help, contact the Southwest Crisis Center at 1-800-376-4311 or .

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Emma McNamee joined The Globe team in October 2021 as a reporter covering Crime & Courts, Politics, and the City beats. Born and raised in Duluth, Minn., McNamee left her hometown to attend school in Chicago at Columbia College. She graduated in 2021 with a degree in Multimedia Journalism, with a concentration in News & Feature Writing and a minor in Creative Writing.
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