Morelos- Botello charged with criminal sexual conduct

Ramon Morelos-Botello, 51, Upsala, is facing two felony charges for alleged first degree criminal sexual conduct.

The charges stem from a July 20 report that Morelos-Botello allegedly inappropriately touched a 12-year-old girl on multiple occasions during June and July.

The victim allegedly said there had been three incidents, occurring in Upsala and Long Prairie.

If convicted on both counts, Morelos-Botello faces up to 60 years in prison and/or $80,000 in fines.