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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.

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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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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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