Man accused of crimes against minors

From Local Sources


FERDINAND — The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Ferdinand man Wednesday and accused him of crimes against minors.

The arrest of Jeremy S. Verkamp, 37, 8239 S. 500E, Ferdinand, comes after forensic interviews this week with two juveniles, followed by an interview with Verkamp at the sheriff’s office.

Authorities booked Verkamp into the Dubois County Security Center at 4:23 p.m. on preliminary charges that included Level 6 felony counts of dissemination of material harmful to minors and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, plus a misdemeanor count of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

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