19-Year-Old Charged With 5 Counts Of Child Molesting

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

19-Year-Old Charged With 5 Counts Of Child Molesting

January 28, 2014 Updated Jan 28, 2014 at 6:14 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- 19-year-old Trey Mettler of Fort Wayne has been arrested and charged with five counts of child molesting and five counts of sexual misconduct with a minor.

According to court documents, Mettler's alleged victim was between the age of ten and twelve when the abuse began and continued over a period of a few years. The boy tells authorities, that Mettler had tied him up at times with duct tape, put him in a closet and molested him, while calling the act torture.

According to court documents, Mettler admitted to officials that he had inappropriate sexual activity with three boys and kept "messing" with one of them because he was an easy and willing victim. He indicated that the sexual activity occurred weekly for several years.

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