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Monroe man to enter plea on charge of sexual assault
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MONROE - A 36-year-old Monroe man is scheduled to enter a plea Feb. 11 to charges of sexually assaulting a woman at a residence in Monroe. Ryan E. Leistiko chose to waive his right to a preliminary hearing in Green County Circuit Court on Tuesday, during which prosecuting attorney Katherine Findley would have had to present evidence and witnesses to determine if a crime occurred. Leistiko is charged with misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree sexual assault, disorderly conduct and a felony count of false imprisonment stemming from an incident that occurred on Dec. 28.