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