Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News - An Owatonna man today entered guilty pleas to child sex abuse charges in both Dodge and Olmsted Counties. 38-year-old Ruben Roldan Macias was accused of molesting two young children at residences in Oronoco and Dodge Center starting 7 years ago.

The criminal complaints alleged one of the victims was abused by Macias between 2014 and last year, while the crimes against the other child allegedly occurred between 2007 and 2014. The charges were filed against Macias in January based on evidence gathered during an investigation that was opened last September

Macias admitted to one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Dodge County Court and pleaded guilty to a second-degree count in Olmsted County. He is scheduled to be sentenced in Olmsted County on July 11th, while Dodge County Court officials have yet to schedule a sentencing hearing.

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