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DL man charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct

George Edward Johnson Jr., 18, of 1220 Eighth St. S.E., Lot 40, Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

On Sept. 14 the sheriff's department received a complaint about possible sexual activity between Johnson and a 14-year-old girl at a residence in Lake Park, according to court records. He allegedly told an investigator that he believed the girl to be "about 14" years old.

He appeared March 19 before District Judge Peter Irvine, who set bond at $5,000 and set his next appearance for April 21.