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Man arrested after allegedly impregnating juvenile
The death of a stillborn child by a juvenile led to the arrest of a Marshall County man.
On Oct. 4, the Marshall County Sheriff's Department was contacted by the Porter County Sheriff's Department about a juvenile female that had given birth to a stillborn child.
The juvenile gave birth at a hospital in Porter County.
During an investigation, the juvenile admitted to having a sexual relationship with Charles E. Barber, 55, that resulted in her pregnancy.
Barber was charged with sexual misconduct with a minor and hled on $50,000 bond.
Man arrested for child molestation
An investigation of child molestation that started in July, resulted in an arrest Friday.
Christopher Detrick, 36, was booked into Marshall County Jail on two counts of child molestation, A felony, and a count C felony child molestation.
His bond has been set at $100,000.
On July 27, Marshall County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of child molestation on the county's west side. The victim was out of state when the molestation was reported.
The sheriff's department was assisted by the Division of Family Children and the Casey Center in South Bend.