ST. CLOUD – A St. Cloud man accused of sexually abusing two young girls has been convicted.
A Stearns County judge sentenced a 64-year-old man Michael mills to eight years and three months in prison. He gets credit for having served over two years of his sentence in the county jail.
Mills pleaded guilty to 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim under the age of 16 and in a significant relationship in July.
According to the criminal complaint, police began investigating allegations of child sexual abuse in the fall of 2018. The girl, who was 13 at the time, said Mills sexually assaulted her then that she was in 2nd year and while he was babysitting her.
Records show another girl also reported Mills sexually assaulting her months earlier when she was between five and seven.
After serving his sentence, Mills will be on probation for an additional 10 years.