Alexandria man sentenced on felony sex charge

Elvin Samuel Vazquez Valentin, 22, pleaded guilty to and was convicted of felony criminal conduct in the fourth degree.

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ALEXANDRIA โ€” An Alexandria man has been sentenced to pay more than $7,000 in restitution after he was convicted of a felony sex charge last week.

Elvin Samuel Vazquez Valentin, 22, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty to and was convicted of felony criminal conduct in the fourth degree โ€” engaging in sexual contact with a victim between 13-15 years old.

Vazquez Valentin is alleged to have assaulted a 14-year-old in January 2020, according to the statement of probable cause.

At the Friday, July 22 hearing in Douglas County District Court, Vazquez Valentin was ordered to pay $7,751.85 in restitution, along with $510 in other fees.

Vazquez Valentin's attorney said he believed his client wanted an evidentiary hearing to take place regarding the restitution.


He has 30 days to file such a motion, according to the sentencing order.

In addition to the fees, Vazquez Valentin was sentenced to 30 days in Douglas County Jail with four days credit for time served. He may serve this time on house arrest with electric home monitoring at his own expense.

He also has been placed on supervised probation for 10 years.

Among the conditions Vazquez Valentin must follow are to register as a predatory offender for the next 10 years, to complete a sex offender outpatient program, to have no unsupervised contact with persons under 18 and to not possess or use any sexually explicit material, the sentencing order reads.

Travis Gulbrandson covers several beats, including Osakis School Board and Osakis City Council, along with the Brandon-Evansville School Board. His focus will also be on crime and court news.
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