Reynaldo Johnson pleads guilty to felony assault

Reynaldo Johnson, 46, Little Falls, had two felony first degree criminal sexual conduct charges and one felony domestic assault charge dismissed June 12 in Morrison County Court.

“The original complaint was dismissed,” said Assistant Morrison County Attorney Todd Kosovich. “A new complaint charging only the felony domestic assault was filed the same day. He (Johnson) pleaded guilty to felony domestic assault that same day. A presentence investigation was ordered and he will be sentenced in about a month.”

On Feb. 16, the victim in this case contacted the Little Falls police. They noted her cheeks were swollen, her eye was black and blue and she had red marks on her face.

The victim told police that Johnson had ordered her to return home from the bar they were at earlier that evening. She complied and went to bed.

When Johnson returned home, he verbally abused her, then punched her in the face and kicked her in the ribs.

When Johnson saw blood, the victim said he stopped beating on her, but then sexually assaulted her.

The victim told the police she was in fear for her life during the entire incident.

Johnson’s criminal record shows he was convicted of fifth degree assault in Morrison County in July 2013 and again in October 2013. Both were assaults against the current victim.

If convicted, Johnson faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.