Man accused of sex with a minor

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MARTIN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A local man is behind bars suspected of having sex with a minor.

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office and the Indiana Department of Child Services investigated allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor and patronizing a prostitute.

Their investigation lead to the arrest of Glen Akles, 51, of Loogootee.

Akles is being held in the Martin County jail on $75,000 bond.

An investigation continues. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office did confirm that Akles was formerly a Captain with the Loogootee Police Department.