On Sept. 9, Mount Carmel Police initiated an investigation into a sexual abuse allegation that alleged a 21-year-old male, identified as Kristofer R. Litton, of Independence, Missouri, was having sexual relations with a 13-year-old female from Mount Carmel, having started in the summer of 2020.

Police were able to locate Litton at a local motel leading to the discovery of further information and evidence about the allegation, resulting in Litton’s arrest for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.

Litton was transported to the Wabash County Jail and held on a $50,000 cash bond.

— Special to the Register

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