New Richland Teen Criminal Sex 12 Oct 13

A 19-year-old New Richland man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges for the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl earlier this month. The victim told investigators that Samuel Richard Jewett sexually touched her several times in his vehicle in Blue Earth County’s South Bend Township. She claimed to have told Jewett to stop several times. Jewett told the investigator that he thought the girl was 16-years-old because she had a job.