INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana State Police officer has been placed on
unpaid leave following his arrest in Illinois on charges alleging that he
had sex with a 14-year-old girl.
Capt. David Bursten says officer Isaac Martinez was arrested Friday in
Morris, Ill., by state police detectives following a more than monthlong
investigation sparked by an anonymous tip.
Martinez was being held in Illinois as he awaits extradition to Marion
The Indianapolis Star reports Martinez faces two counts of sexual misconduct
with a minor alleging sex acts and one count of sexual misconduct with a
minor alleging sexual touching.
Martinez is a 5 1/2-year state police officer who had been assigned to road
patrol duties in Indianapolis. He was placed on unpaid leave Sept. 23 as the