Crystal Falls man accused in sex assaults from 2000 to 2007


CRYSTAL FALLS — A Crystal Falls man was charged last week in Iron County Trial Court for reportedly having sexual contact with a boy multiple times between 2000 and 2007 in Crystal Falls.

Earl Ralph Otchingwanigan, 80, faces six counts of criminal sexual conduct-first degree, a life felony.

He has a March 5 probable cause conference and a March 12 preliminary examination scheduled in Iron County Trial Court.