WARSAW — A man who failed to tell a woman he was dating, he was infected with HIV resulted in his arrest on two counts of malicious mischief, both level 6 felonies.
Travis Spoor, 36, 4223 Winding Way Drive, Fort Wayne, who also shows an address of 4025 Forest Grass Drive, Fort Wayne, was arrested Friday, Feb. 19, and booked in the Kosciusko County Jail.
Charges were filed Feb. 17, in Kosciusko Superior Court 1 by an Indiana State Police Officer. Charging information states on Jan. 24, the officer spoke with the victim who stated she met Spoor through mutual friends on Facebook. On Nov. 4, 2015, they began dating and prior to a sexual relationship Spoor told her he did not have any type of disease. The couple engaged in an unprotected sexual relationship between Nov. 26 and prior to Christmas. The relationship ended Dec. 27, 2015.
The victim informed police when she was with Spoor, he always carried a pill container and was always taking a lot of pills. On Dec. 27, a friend told her Spoor had HIV. She contacted Spoor via text message in which he denied having HIV.
During the investigation the officer spoke with a former girlfriend of Spoors who stated Spoor had told her, he had HIV.
Obtaining a subpoena for medical records, the officer found on Dec. 22, 2012, Spoor was diagnosed with HIV-1/HV-2 combination and HIV-1 Western. On Jan. 3, 2013, he signed a duty to warn in accordance with IC 16-41-7-1. On Oct. 21, 2015, he signed a post-test counseling with Indiana State Department of Health indicating he is prohibited from engaging in sexual contact with anyone without first informing them of his HIV Plus status.
He is being held in the Kosciusko County Jail on $5,000 surety and $250 cash bond.