Kokomo man arrested for sexual misconduct with a minor

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Police arrested a Kokomo man for sexual misconduct with a minor.

Richard Berg Jr., 41, faces three felony charges for sexual misconduct with a minor and a felony charge of battery by bodily waste. A state police investigation revealed Berg had allegedly committed sexual acts with a 15-year-old girl from March until May of this year.

State police started the investigation into Berg's activities after receiving a tip from the public.

He was arrested by Howard County sheriff's deputies and is being held at the Howard County Jail on $30,000 bond.