Man charged with criminal sexual conduct
Published 10:00 pm Monday, October 16, 2017
A Hartland man who allegedly sexually abused a teenage girl he knew this month was charged on Monday in Freeborn County District Court.
Dennis James Posey, 52, is charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.
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Court documents state Posey was charged after he sexually assaulted the girl last week over a three-day period.
District Court Judge Ross Leuning set conditional bail at $50,000. Posey was in custody as of Monday afternoon.
His next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 26.
First-degree criminal sexual conduct carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and a $40,000 fine, with a mandatory minimum 12-year prison sentence.