Evart man arraigned on seven CSC charges


REED CITY — An Evart man was arraigned Monday on seven counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a relative.

Dustin James Lewis, 30, was arraigned in Osceola County’s 77th District Court on multiple sexual assault charges, which allegedly occcured on May 3 in Evart, according to court documents.

Lewis was charged with three counts of third-degree CSC and four counts of fourth-degree CSC.

Court documents show that all charges involved force or coercion and the victim was a female relative. ThePioneer will not identify victims of sexual assault.

The third-degree CSC charges are felonies punishable by up to 15 years in prison. The fourth-degree charges are high court misdemeanors and are punishable by up to two years in prison and a $500 fine.

A preliminary exam for Lewis is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 26.