North Judson man arrested for sexual misconduct with a minor

STARKE COUNTY, Ind. - A North Judson man was arrested Wednesday for sexual misconduct with a minor, according to the Starke County Sheriff's Office.

Jesus A. Pedroza, Jr., 43, was arrested on one count of the charge.

The arrest follows an investigation into an alleged relationship between Pedroza and a juvenile that was reported to law enforcement on Sunday.

Pedroza is being held at the Starke County Jail pending formal charges.

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