VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A prominent, local boxer is facing criminal charges.
Terry Ray of Terre Haute, is better known for his boxing careerin the 90s but now he's facing three felony charges.
News 10 was at the Vigo County Jail Monday morning when46-year-old Ray turned himself in, just an hour after an arrestwarrant was issued.
Ray faces charges of sexual misconduct with a minor, childsolicitation and sexual battery.
Officials said the incident occurred at Ray's home on TerreHaute's south side about a month ago.
Police said Ray was having a party at his house where severalteenagers were drinking.
That's when officials said Ray kissed a 14-year-old girl atthe party and asked her to have sex with him.
"A bad case of misjudgment on everyone's part but especially Mr.Ray," Vigo County Sheriff Jon Marvel said.
Sheriff Marvel said while Ray is well-known and well-liked bymany in the community, he needs to be held responsible for thisalleged incident.
Ray turned himself in on the warrant with his attorney andbonded out a short time later.
Ray is expected to appear in court Tuesday morning on the threefelony charges.
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