Eyota man to stand trial for child sex abuse

Michael Smith
Michael Smith

Arrested in June after woman says she found child porn on his computer.

Posted: Aug 2, 2019 4:34 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – An Eyota man is pleading not guilty to child sex charges.

Michael Allen Smith, 36, is accused of 1st and 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct and use of minors in a sexual performance. He was arrested June 11 after a woman told the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office she found images on Smith’s computer of him engaging in sex acts with a 12-year-old girl.

A trial is scheduled to begin on January 13, 2020. Smith remains in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center on $200,000 bond.

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