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DL man faces felony sex charges

Kirt Lynn Wilde, 38, of 1318 Minnesota Avenue has been charged in Becker County District Court with third-degree criminal sexual conduct and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, both serious felonies.

On Feb. 3 he allegedly entered the home of a woman he knew and had sex with her while she was sleeping. She told police she had a few drinks before falling asleep late the night before and thought she was dreaming when she awoke to find Wilde allegedly having intercourse with her about 10 a.m. She yelled at him and fled to the bathroom, and he left the residence, according to court records.

He later allegedly offered her $1,000 not to report the incident to police, even giving her a check, which she turned over to a police investigator.

He appeared Friday before District Judge Lisa Borgen, who set bond at $100,000 with conditions that include no contact with the alleged victim. He posted bond and was released. His next appearance is March 3.