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Blue Earth priest charged with criminal sexual conduct – Click here for details

By Staff | Jun 10, 2013

The priest at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth is facing criminal charges.

Father Leo Charles Koppala was charged with 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct in Faribault County District Court on Monday, June 10.

The alleged victim was an 11-year-old girl.

The incident allegedly occurred on Friday, June 7.

Koppala was arrested by Blue Earth Police Chief Tom Fletcher on Saturday, June 8 in the early evening.

His next court appearance is scheduled for June 17.

A full story will be in the next Faribault County Register.