A Stewartville man accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year old girl at a party they were both attending in Grand Meadow on September 17th, 2022 is pleading not guilty in Mower County District Court.
19-year old Trenton Charles Robert Erickson pleaded not guilty during a hearing Monday to felony charges of 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct-penetration victim under 18, use of coercion and also for 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct-penetration victim 14-15, actor more than 24 months or older. Erickson was sentenced on August 4th of this year to 10 years of supervised probation for a felony charge of 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct, penetration, victim 14-15 years of age, actor more than 24 months older after sexually assaulting a 14-year old girl at the same party in Grand Meadow on September 17th, 2022. A 36-month prison sentence was stayed for 10 years if Erickson adhered to the 24 different conditions of his probation, and Erickson first pleaded guilty to the charge on April 21st of this year.
A pretrial hearing for Erickson in Mower County District Court has been scheduled for January 5th, 2024, with a jury trial scheduled for January 16th.