Sherburne man faces serious sex charges

Wayne Leistico, 29, Elk River was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 11 for 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, the use of minors in sexual performance and possession of pornographic work involving minors.

He was booked into the Sherburne County Jail.

According to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, investigators from the Criminal Investigative Division, investigated 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 Leistico.

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