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DL man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct

George Edward Johnson Jr., 19, of 1220 Eighth St. S.E. Lot 40, Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

According to court records: On Sept. 14, a complaint was received by the sheriff's department about sexual activity between Johnson and a 14-year-old girl at a residence in Lake Park.

He pleaded guilty Aug. 20 and was sentenced Oct. 22 by District Judge Peter Irvine, who sentenced him to 18 months in prison, execution of sentence stayed 10 years.

He was placed on supervised probation for 10 years. He must serve 60 days in jail, with work release and STS privileges granted. He was fined $1,000 plus court fees and must get a psychiatric evaluation and counseling. He was ordered to have no contact with the victim or her family and to stay away from pornography.