Following a month-long investigation, Michael Steere, 26, of Manhattan was arrested yesterday for past sex crimes involving a juvenile female victim known to him.

He is charged with three counts each of rape and aggravated indecent liberties with a child connected to incidents occurring between August 2017 and September 2022.

Steere remains confined in the Riley County Jail in lieu of bond.

Due to the nature of these crimes, no further information will be released.