First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
A former Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s deputy could face up to 33 years in prison after pleading guilty to criminal sexual conduct charges involving young boys that he took on fishing trips. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Aaron Joseph Heuer of Isle, Minn. pleaded guilty in Otter Tail County District Court to four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Authorities are searching for a Level 3 predatory offender, who has been on fugitive status since Sunday for allegedly violating the terms of his supervised release. Rommel Heinrich Fritz is on intensive supervised release for first-degree criminal sexual conduct against an underage female and was released into the Sandstone, Minn., area on June 11 from the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Rush City.
A St. Paul man was charged Friday with multiple crimes relating to a home invasion on Wednesday which led to a sexual assault and robbery. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 18-year-old Curtez DeShawn Graham was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, three counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of kidnapping and one count of first-degree robbery.
A Minneapolis man was indicted Thursday for attempted first-degree criminal sexual conduct after stabbing a woman on April 19 – a charge that carries a life sentence.
A 20-year-old St. Paul woman who is a high school basketball coach was arrested Tuesday for alleged criminal sexual conduct involving a 14-year-old girl, according to police.
A 38-year-old Prior Lake man who is a Level III sex offender was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with criminal sexual conduct involving a 12-year-old girl going back to 2008.