Hymera Man Arrested on Charges of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor

(HYMERA) – Indiana State Police arrested a Hymera man after police say he had been engaging in sexual misconduct with a then 16-year-old female.

Police arrested 50-year-old Michael Hughes on two felony charges of sexual misconduct with a minor, two felony counts of child seduction.

Police began their investigation in December 2018.

After reviewing the investigation, the Sullivan County Prosecutor’s Office issued an arrest warrant Tuesday. Hughes was arrested Wednesday morning without incident and is currently being held in the Sullivan County Jail on a $65,000 bond.

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