Inman Police Chief Michael Leland Akins Jr. has been charged with sexually abusing four children under the age of 14 in McPherson County, Kansas.
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six announced today that Akins is charged 19 counts of sex crimes and two counts of battery against three girls and a boy between December 2008 and December 2009.
The charges against Akins include one count of rape, 12 counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, two counts of aggravated indecent solitication of a child, one count of indecent solicitation of a child (higher level than before), two counts of battery and one count of lewd and lascivious behavior.
Akins is locked up in the McPherson County jail. His bond is $250,000.
His preliminary hearing is set for 3 p.m. January 15.