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Quincy man pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

Michael Larsen
By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Jul. 2, 2020 3:50 pm Updated: Jul. 2, 2020 4:24 pm

QUINCY -- A Quincy man accused of having sexual contact with three children has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges.

Court records show that Michael D. Larsen pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault and nine counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. His case was placed on the September jury trial docket.

Larsen, 44, was arrested Jan. 22 by the Adams County Sheriff's Department after it received a report of criminal sexual assault in Adams County.

He is accused of having sexual contact with one girl between July 21 and Sept. 21, 2019, five instances of sexual contact with a second girl between September 2019 and January 2020, and sexual contact with a third girl between June 26, 2018, and Jan. 16, 2019.

Larsen is set to return to return to court Aug. 12 for a status hearing.

He is being held in the Adams County Jail on $200,000 bond.

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