Stewartville man charged with having sex with underage girls
Stewartville, MN (KROC AM News) – A Stewartville man is accused of using his home as a meeting place for underage girls and having sexual contact with at least three of them.
Three counts of criminal sexual conduct have been filed against 24-year-old Austin Fisher. The charges say the alleged victims were under the age of 16. Fisher is also charged with soliciting a child to engage in sexual behavior (a felony) and supplying alcohol to minors.
A detective from the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department began investigating the allegations last fall.
According to criminal complaintthere was “multiple allegations of sexual misconduct committed by, as well as the supply of alcohol and controlled substances to minors” by Fisher.
The complaint states “The conduct described by witnesses took place in the winter, spring and summer of 2021, ending before Labor Day 2021.” According to the complaint, Fisher admitted knowing the actual ages of the girls who came to his residence, but denied having sexual contact with underage girls.
Here are parts of the complaint
On October 18, 2021, Det. Green spoke with Victim 3. Victim 3 reported that she met FISHER through Victim 1. According to Victim 3, the teenagers used to hang out frequently at FISHER’s residence. FISHER bought alcohol for teenagers. According to to Victim 3, there was a party on the night of May 12-13, 2021 at FISHER’s residence where alcohol and marijuana were consumed. FISHER started to touch victim 3 but she said “no”. Eventually Victim 3 told FISHER “whatever, just do it”, and FISHER had sex with Victim 3. Victim 3 provided a short video clip taken by FISHER Victim 1 and Victim 3 in bed on the morning of May 13, 2021. Victim 3 reported that FISHER was still making the teenage girls that they were forced to do something sexual in exchange for providing him with alcohol in his home. According to Victim 3, FISHER would say, “Do you want to sleep with me? to teenage girls. Once, Victim 3 asked FISHER directly if he was “feeding” her alcohol to have sex with her and FISHER replied “yes”.
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Fisher was ordered to make his first court appearance next month.