Zanesville Man Indicted On 12 Counts Of Rape

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A Muskingum County Grand Jury has indicted a Zanesville man on multiple sex charges.

The Zanesville Police Department says it began an investigation involving 43 year old Michael D. Lynn after a family member found physical evidence of the alleged activities. “Last Tuesday evening we arrested 43 year old Michael D. Lynn of Zanesville. He was arrested in regards to several incidences that have occurred the last few years that involved sexual contact with a juvenile female.”

Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says Lynn had been engaging in and taping sexual conduct with the juvenile female for nearly four years, resulting in multiple charges. “Today, a Muskingum County Grand Jury heard the case and Mr. Lynn was indicted 12 counts of rape, 12 counts of sexual battery and 3 counts pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor.”

Lynn is currently in the Zanesville City Jail and will soon be transported to the Muskingum County Jail. His case will be taken to Common Pleas court for an arraignment hearing next Wednesday.