A Jasper man already residing at the Dubois County Community Corrections facility was arrested by Jasper Police this morning on felony Rape and Sexual Battery charges that stem from an alleged rape that took place at his residence.
Police arrested 25-year old Gary Hires at the correction facility at 10 o’clock this morning.
Police say a 25-year old woman came to the Jasper Police Department to file a complaint stating that she was the victim of a rape and that Hires was the suspect. Police say the incident took place a week ago today at Hires’ residence along the 100 block of West 6th Street.
Members of the Jasper Police Department conducted an extensive investigation into the matter and a warrant was issued by Dubois Circuit Court yesterday.
Hires now faces a Class B felony count of Rape and a Class D Felony county Sexual Battery.
He is now lodged at the Dubois County Security Center.
Jasper Police were assisted in the matter by the Dubois County Prosecuting Attorney’s office and staff at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Emergency Department.