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Former Jasper Man Now Charged With Sexual Misconduct With A Minor; Child Porn Possession

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JASPER (NNDC) – A former rural Jasper man has been arrested and charged with sexual misconduct with a minor and possession of child pornography.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department says 29-year old Phillip Dosch was taken into custody Wednesday culminating a DCSD investigation.

Sgt. Stuart Wilson with DCSD says their investigation began by in July when the department received two call alleging Dosch had sexual contact with a 15-year-old minor on at least two occasions.  Wilson says Dosch is also alleged to have sent the minor illicit sexual images.

Dosch was arrested in Washington on Wednesday where he is currently living with friends.  He is charged with two Level 4 felony counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and one Level 6 felony count of possession of child pornography.

Wilson says Dosch made an initial appearance in Dubois Circuit Court on Thursday.   Circuit Court Judge Nathan Verkamp granted Dosch’s request for a court-appointed attorney.  The Fritch Law Office of Jasper has been assigned to represent him.

As of Friday morning, Dosch was being held at the Dubois County Security Center on a $2500 cash bond.

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