Wolcottville police officer arrested on three separate charges

WOLCOTTVILLE, Ind. -- Indiana State Police reported that Officer Zarek Finley, of the Wolcottville Police Department, was arrested on Monday following an investigation regarding his alleged official misconduct involving a minor.

Prior to this investigation that began on February 4, a concerned mother had reported to officials that Officer Finley, while acting in his official capacity, allegedly had been exchanging inappropriate messages with her 16-year-old daughter through social media platforms.

The current charges filed against Officer Finley are attempted child seduction, attempted dissemination of material harmful to a minor, and attempted possession of child pornography.

Officer Finley is currently being held in the Noble County jail without bond pending his initial court appearance.

Any questions regarding the employment of Officer Finley should be directed to the Wolcottville Police Department by calling 260-854-2930.

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