HEBRON — The Hebron Police Department made an early morning arrest on Aug. 11, bringing in Ryan F. Lucas Jr., 20, of DeMotte on a charge of sexual misconduct with a minor. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department has been investigating an incident that allegedly took place on March 10. The sheriff’s office was notified of the incident on March 24, and received an arrest warrant for Lucas on June 26.

Lucas was taken to the Jasper County Detention Center in Rensselaer and incarcerated with a bond amount of $1,500 cash. The offense of sexual misconduct with a minor is a Level 5 felony.

Arrests and criminal charges are mere accusations. Every person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.