WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — A Willmar man who acknowledged molesting young girls at his wife’s home day care is scheduled to serve three years in prison on two second-degree criminal charges.

The West Central Tribune reports that 61-year-old Larry Alan Stoeser also will have a five-year conditional release period and be on probation for 25 years for his role in the assaults after Wednesday’s sentencing.

Stoeser said he regretted what he had done to the children and their families and said he was receiving therapy for his issues.

Stoeser admitted in a plea hearing on June 20 to touching two young girls in separate incidents dating back to 2001. Four more girls ranging in ages of 5 and 16 also reported they had been sexually assaulted by Stoeser while they were napping.

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Comments (10)
  1. The Architect says:

    Well hey, at least he’s sorry. No big whoop. These girls should just forget it and move on, like he will do with Minnesota’s consent.

  2. bill says:

    Show his picture.

  3. goodguy says:

    3 years……is this a joke? Is therapy going to fix this guy? These people don’t seem capable of being rehapped as they just continue to re-offend.

    1. markH says:

      So do minorities, but they get another chance. Peace.

    2. em0886 says:

      three years is definitely not enough time considering these girls will be haunted by this the rest of their lives!! These types of crimes drive me crazy…however not all of these types of criminals re-offend…rehab does work for those who work it and want it…not everyone is hopeless!

      1. ReAnn says:

        so your takin your kids to that daycare when he gets out right

  4. HooDatIS? says:

    i wish i could slap the the dentures out of his mouth he is one nasty grandpapi
    rot in jail loser

  5. A Mpls Resident says:

    He gets 3 years while the rest of their lives are tainted with shame and fear. Justice is so fair.

  6. fred says:

    wow…three years….that’s it!….there giving out 10 to 15 years to people for far less crimes…….this freak should do 25 to life!