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Police say Farmington man had sex with a 14-year-old when he was 19

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Police say Farmington man had sex with a 14-year-old when he was 19
Farmington Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

A 20-year-old Farmington man faces criminal sexual conduct charges for reportedly having consensual sex with a girl who was 14 years old at the time.

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A therapist reported the incident to Farmington police April 11 after speaking with the girl. The girl told police she'd had sex with Kyle Mitchell Halterman about 10 times, usually in his truck, when she was 14 and he was 19.

According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney's office Halterman admitted having sex with the girl and said he knew she was 14 or 15.

If convicted on a third degree criminal sexual conduct charge Halterman could face up to 15 years in jail and fines of up to $30,000.

GLTY?

Fredrick Douglas' license plate appeared to proclaim his innocence, but Dakota County Sheriff's deputies and the Dakota County Attorney's office believe otherwise.

The county attorney's office has charged Douglas, 38, of Rochester, with driving while impaired and driving with an open bottle following a May 6 traffic stop.

A sheriff's deputy stopped Douglas, whose license plate reads IMNOCENT, after receiving a report of a car that had run a stoplight on Highway 52. The deputy found Douglas' car in Hampton Township and watched as the car drifted over the road and drove 45 to 50 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone.

According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney's office Douglas smelled of alcohol and had an open bottle of wine on the floor in the back seat.

Douglas failed field sobriety tests, and a preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol level above the legal limit for driving. Douglas refused to take a more definitive test.

If convicted on a fourth degree charge of driving while impaired Douglas could face up to a year in jail and fines of up to $3,000. A lesser DWI charge and an open bottle charge each have a maximum sentence of 90 days and a maximum fine of $1,000.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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