Cass County Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison For Sexual Contact With a Minor

By KBJR News 1

Cass County Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison For Sexual Contact With a Minor

September 13, 2012 Updated Sep 13, 2012 at 12:21 PM CDT

Cass County, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- A Cass County man has been sentenced to 5 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to sexual contact with a person under 13 years old.

50 year old Roger Lynn Knode of Outing, MN plead guilty to one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree. This charge arose from an incident back in April of this year where Knode had sexual contact with a person under the age of 13.

The judge in this case committed Knode to the Commissioner of Corrections and ordered him to pay a fine of $10,500.

Knode is subject to a ten year conditional release period and must register for life as a predatory offender.

Knode has been convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct on two previous occasions and will be reviewed for civil commitment as a Sexually Dangerous or Sexual Psychopathic Personality person.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns

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