The Hutchinson News
January 14, 2010
[efoods]The arrest of Inman’s police chief at his home Tuesday night on 19 charges – including allegations he molested four children – shocked the small community of about 1,200 people.
Michael L. Akins Jr., 38, is accused of sexually abusing three girls and one boy between the ages of 9 and 14, according to the criminal complaint filed against him Tuesday night by the Kansas Attorney General’s Office.
Akins is charged with one count of rape of a child, 12 counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, two counts of aggravated indecent solicitation of a child, one count of indecent solicitation of a child, one count of lewd and lascivious behavior, and two counts of misdemeanor battery.
The crimes are alleged to have occurred between December 2008 and December 2009.