Mankato Man Criminal Sex Sentence 14 Mar 13

A Mankato man who admitted to having sex with a 13-year-old female family member was sentenced to a year in jail on Tuesday in Blue Earth County Court. 42-year-old Larry Joe Decker Junior, formerly of Winnebago, had pleaded guilty to 3 counts of 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct, and 3 other counts were dismissed as part of a plea deal. A 3-year prison sentence was stayed, and Decker was given credit for the 243 days he has already served in jail. His release from jail will be conditional for 10 years, and he will be on supervised probation for 25 years with numerous conditions, including registering as a sex offender, having no contact with minors, no use of the internet without permission, being forbidden from entering bars and liquor stores, and many more. Decker was also fined over $10,000.