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(7-27-18) A Celina man, Michael Salyer II (18) pleaded not guilty earlier this week in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to charges of rape, sexual conduct with a minor (13 year old girl), abduction and falsification, he had been indicted by a Mercer County Grand Jury last week.

The indictment alleged:

  • the victim had been forced to submit by force or the threat of force
  • restraining the victim’s liberty
  • making a false statement or affirming a false statement as true in an official proceeding

Salyer, who was arrested by the Coldwater Police Department, is currently being held at the Mercer County Detention Facility on $750,000 bond, with a pre-trial hearing set for Wednesday August 15th.