WARSAW — A Warsaw man is facing charges after a juvenile named him as the father of her baby.
Miguel Perez Lucas, 27, 3994 W. Old Road 30, Warsaw, is charged with sexual misconduct with a minor, a level 4 felony.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, on Nov. 20, 2018, an investigator with Child Protective Services told police about a pregnant youth. On the doctor’s report, the minor named Lucas as the father of the baby. Lucas was 25 years old at that time.
In February 2019, police spoke with Lucas, who admitted to having sex with the girl on one occasion in May 2018. He allegedly admitted that he knew the minor’s age at that time.
Later in February, police spoke with the girl, who said sexual relations between the two occurred on five occasions between May and July 2018.
Lucas was booked at the Kosciusko County Jail on Jan. 14 on a $15,750 surety and cash bond.