Lewis man arrested on numerous sex abuse charges


December 15th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest Wednesday of a Lewis man on a warrant for 50 charges related to the sexual abuse of a minor.

Roger Allen Ericksen

52-year old Roger Allen Ericksen faces two Aggravated Misdemeanor charges of Assault with the intent to commit Sexual Abuse, two counts of Lascivious Conduct with a Minor (A Serious Misdemeanor), and 46 Class-C felony counts of Sexual Abuse in the 3rd degree. The arrest stems from an on-going investigation into allegations Ericksen had sexual contact with a 14-year old female over a two-month period of time, earlier this year. Ericksen was being held in the Cass County Jail on $250,000 bond.