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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A 60-year-old rural Rochester man was sentenced Monday to 9 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct involving a girl under the age of 14.

In addition to the prison time, William Glenn Steiger will be under supervised release for the rest of his life and must register as a predatory offender. He entered a guilty plea to an amended criminal complaint and admitted to a second-degree charge. Steiger was originally charged with first and second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving two victims.

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According to the criminal complaint filed in Olmsted County Court, Steiger engaged in sexual contact with two juvenile girls in exchange for him purchasing them a vape pen. The court document says the girls told investigators the sexual abuse occurred at Steiger's residence in rural northeast Rochester in the winter of 2021-2022.

Court records indicate Steiger was previously convicted of a felony criminal sexual conduct charge in 2003 involving a juvenile girl. In that case, he was sentenced to 15 years probation.

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