OFFICE OF THE CARVER COUNTY ATTORNEY
JAMES W. KEELER, JR. COUNTY ATTORNEY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Allison O’Toole
March 2, 2009 952.361.1400
Carver County Attorney Jim Keeler Announces Prison Sentence in
Egregious Sexual Assault Case
Carver County Attorney Jim Keeler announced today the sentencing of Gary Eugene Drummond, 37, for
sexually assaulting a ten year old girl in 2006.
Drummond, formerly of Chaska, pled guilty to Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct for sexually assaulting
the girl while he was acting as her caretaker or guardian. Drummond was the boyfriend of the victim’s mother
at the time of the assault. Although the assault occurred in 2006, it was not discovered until 2008.
Judge Kevin Eide sentenced the defendant to 108 months – nine years – in prison. In addition, the defendant is
subject to an additional ten year conditional release period under the supervision of the Minnesota Department
The defendant must register for life as a predatory offender. The defendant was ordered to pay restitution and
have no contact with the victim or her family.
GOVERNMENT CENTER, JUSTICE CENTER 604 EAST FOURTH STREET CHASKA, MINNESOTA 55318-2102
PHONE: (952) 361-1400 FAX: (952) 361-1413