Little Falls man charged with criminal sexual conduct

Reynaldo Johnson, 46, Little Falls, was charged Feb. 19 in the Seventh Judicial District Court with two felony counts of first degree sexual conduct and one felony count of domestic assault.

On Feb. 16, the Little Falls Police received a report of a sexual assault by Johnson. The victim had numerous injuries to her face which included swollen  cheeks, marks on her face and a black and blue eye.

The victim told police she was at a Little Falls bar with Johnson when he told her to go home. She did and went to bed, only to awaken later to Johnson pounding on the door. She said she let him in and went back to her room.

Johnson followed the victim into the bedroom and began calling her names. He allegedly punched her several times, only stopping when he saw blood.

Johnson ordered the victim to take off her clothes, dragged her into his bedroom where he allegedly sexually assaulted her. When Johnson fell asleep, the victim got dressed and when to the police.

The victim said she feared for her life during the entire incident.

A check of Johnson’s criminal history showed he had been convicted of fifth degree misdemeanor assault in Morrison County July 2013 and in October 2013, both against the current victim.

If convicted, Johnson faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and/or a $40,000 fine.