Man accused of CSC pleads guilty as trial starts

MARQUETTE — A jury was seated for the trial of a Marquette man charged with criminal sexual conduct before he decided to make a guilty plea.

Charles Rogers, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Marquette County Circuit Court to one count of assault with intent to commit sexual penetration.  Rogers had originally pleaded not guilty to CSC, incapacitated victim.

He was arrested in September 2013 after assaulting a victim at his residence.  Rogers and the victim were reportedly acquaintances prior to the assault.

He will now be sentenced January 23.