Former DFL Rep. Jason Metsa arrested on felony sexual conduct charge

Metsa served as District 06B's representative from 2013 to 2018, and is a former deputy commissioner for the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.

Jason Ian Metsa/St. Louis County Jail

Former Iron Range Democratic State Rep. Jason Metsa, 43, was booked into St. Louis County Jail on Saturday morning on a probable cause charge of felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct involving force or coercion.

There were no details immediately available regarding the circumstances of the allegation. Jail records show Metsa was booked at 11:48 a.m.

Metsa served as District 06B’s representative from 2013 to 2018, and is a former deputy commissioner for the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB).

Alpha News will continue to follow this developing story.

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