Lance Brossart charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child

Lance David Brossart, 38, is accused of sexually abusing a young girl for a period of many years, beginning when she was a preschooler.

He is charged in district court with Class AA felony continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Brossart is scheduled to make an initial appearance in district court in Minot before Judge Stacy Louser today.

He could face a maximum penalty of life in prison without the possibility of parole if he is convicted or pleads guilty to the offense.