Big Lake man arrested for criminal sexual conduct

Rodney Barfknecht, 41, Big Lake,  was arrested Wednesday  for 1st degree criminal sexual conduct and booked into the Sherburne County Jail.

According to Sheriff Joel Brott, investigators from the Criminal Investigative Division, CID, investigated a report of a sexual assault complaint in which it was alleged that a juvenile pre-teenage girl had been sexually assaulted on more than one occasion by Barfknecht.

Barfknecht was taken into custody without incident and was booked into the Sherburne County Jail, where he remains pending arraignment.