Wabash Man Arrested For Molestation of 12-Year-Old Girl

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

July 30, 2014 Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT

WABASH, Ind. (21Alive) - A Wabash man has been arrested on allegations he committed sexual acts on a 12-year-old girl.

Juan Martinez, 44, of Wabash, was reported after being seen in a sexual act with the girl from Wabash County. An Indiana State Police investigation found the sexual acts went on from May to July of 2014.

Martinez is preliminarily charged with two counts of felony child molestation and two counts of felony sexual battery.

He is held at the Wabash County Jail awaiting formal charges. Martinez was denied bond.

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