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Afton man convicted of molestation sent to prison

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An Afton man convicted by a jury of criminal sexual conduct maintained his innocence just before being sentenced to prison last week in Washington County District Court.


During the hearing, Charles Arthur Bell told Washington County District Court Judge John Hoffman that he had lived a law-abiding life after being warned at a young age about the consequences of breaking the law.

“I’ve never done anything bad in my life,” Bell, 63, said.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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