Rochester man sentenced to 10-year probation for molesting teenager

(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man was sentenced Monday to 10 years’ probation and 30 days in jail on work release, if eligible, after pleading guilty to molesting a teenager while she slept.

Brandan Albin, 39, could be re-sentenced to 18 months in the MN Correctional Facility in St. Cloud if he does not obey the terms of his probation, according to Minnesota Court Records Online.

According to court documents, Albin was also ordered to enter and complete treatment at the VA beginning in May, or he could be sentenced to another 30 days at the Olmsted County ADC.

Albin was also ordered to complete sex offender treatment, avoid any contact with juveniles unless a probation officer approves, register as a predatory offender, and complete 100 hours of community service.


(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man pleaded guilty to 4th-degree criminal sexual conduct–contact with victim age 16-17 in Olmsted County Court.

Brandan Lee Albin, 39, is scheduled to be sentenced April 22, 2024.


(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man was arrested on a warrant Wednesday after failing to appear for his criminal sexual conduct hearing in Olmsted County Court.

According to court documents, Rochester police spoke to a 16-year-old in October of 2022, who told investigators 38-year-old Brandan Albin had molested her while she slept.

Court documents allege that at different times, Albin claimed he touched the juvenile in a nonsexual manner, comforted the juvenile, and admitted to touching the juvenile sexually while mistaking her for an adult woman in the area.

According to court documents, Albin failed to appear for a scheduled hearing March 28, 2023, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

The warrant was quashed and re-issued with an updated spelling of Albin’s name in early May, and Albin was taken into custody Wednesday, May 10.

His next court appearance is scheduled for May 24.