A man accused of performing “physical examinations” on two underage girls was charged with two felony sex crimes in Yellowstone County Justice Court on Wednesday.
Todd Edward Kinzel, 46, posted a $50,000 bond and is required to wear a GPS tracking unit and have no contact with the victims.
Charging documents state that two girls reported Kinzel had touched them during what he told them was a “comprehensive exam.”
Officers arrested Kinzel after one of the girls reported to someone at her high school about the abuse, which occurred in 2009 when the girl was 13.
The girl told officers Kinzel had touched her after asking her to remove her pants and underwear.
Charging documents state that Kinzel told another person he was acting out “sexual fantasies he’d had for years” at the time.
Kinzel wrote an apology letter in which he admitted to performing the “breast exam” and to asking the girl to remove her pants. He said he was aware his actions had “crossed a line that no (one) should cross.” He referred to his actions as “inappropriate” and that he’d taken advantage of the girl.
Officers interviewed another woman Kinzel had sexual contact with at a young age. She told officers Kinzel had done something similar to her just after her 17th birthday in 2008. The women told officers Kinzel had asked her to take off her shirt, and he felt across and underneath her breasts, again saying it was a physical examination, according to court documents.
After searching Kinzel’s computer at work, detectives found another apology letter admitting what Kinzel had done to the most recent victim. He told his parents he had carried “out inappropriate sexual contact ... under the ruse of a physical exam,” according to court documents.