Oklee man set to be sentenced on day care sex abuse charge
GRAND FORKS -- A registered predatory offender charged with having sexual contact with a 4-year-old girl in his mother's home-based day care in Oklee is set to be sentenced March 1.
Lonnie Cote's jury trial on three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct started Monday in state District Court in Red Lake Falls, Minn., but Tuesday, before the trial ended, he accepted a plea agreement, entering an Alford plea to one count.
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