Jul 11, 2020 1:00 AM

NW Kan. man arrested in Illinois for alleged child sex crimes

Posted Jul 11, 2020 1:00 AM
Russ photo Trego Co.
Russ photo Trego Co.

TREGO COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect for alleged child sex crimes.

On January 31, 2020 the WaKeeney Police Department was called to the Trego Grade School for the suspicion of possible child abuse of a 6 year old child, according to a media release.

The WaKeeney Police Department conducted an investigation and charges were filed by the Trego County Attorney’s Office against Nathan R. Russ, 35, WaKeeney, for Rape and Aggravated Indecent Liberties with a Child both off-grid felonies.

Russ was arrested in Illinois and was transported to the Trego County Jail where he is currently being held.