REED CITY — A Rogers Heights man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges after a two-month long investigation, which was spurred by a report to a Reed City Area Public Schools liaison officer.

Mark Wayne Ireland, 44, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.

According to the Reed City Police Department, Ireland was living in the Reed City area. He was arrested in the Big Rapids area on April 16 and was arraigned on the four counts of CSC on Friday in Osceola County's 77th District Court. Ireland also was charged as a habitual offender.

First-degree CSC carries a maximum penalty of life in prison.

Ireland remains lodged in the Osceola County Jail on $3 million bond. Anyone with additional information to report regarding Ireland is asked to call the Reed City Police Department at (231) 832-3743.