Rochester man arrested for sexual assault of child, drug sales

Police arrested 29-year-old Christopher Watson Wednesday morning for sexual assault of a child and facilitating drug sales.

Police were working on two different investigations when they realized both cases led to Watson.

According to Rochester police, a search warrant was executed at his apartment near Soldiers Field Wednesday morning.

Watkins was reportedly not home at the time. Police say they found him at his work site, a mattress store.

An investigator was looking into allegations of sexual assault of a 12-year-old boy that Watson reportedly knows.

Police also believe Watson was using the internet to facilitate drug sales.

Watson is being charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct and third degree possession of narcotics.



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