UPDATED – 9-4-20

Steven Boyington (32) is being held in the Jay County Jail on $22,500 bond after being arrested by the Portland Police Department last night in Muncie.

He is charged on 1st degree felony counts of child molestation after an apparent month long relationship with a 12 year old Ft. Recovery girl.

The incidents happened multiple time in her home and at the Oakwood Mobile Home Park in Portland.

Boyington has an active warrant in Mercer County for burgulary and sexual misconduct with a minor.

Also helping to secure Boyington were the Jay County Sheriff’s Office and the Muncie Police Department.

(8-30-20) Area law enforcement officials in Mercer and Jay Counties are looking for a suspect, Steven Boyington (32) of Redkey, Indiana. Boyington is wanted in an incident that took place last week.

Boyington was convicted of sexual misconduct with a minor and was sentenced to a year in the Jay County jail after a January 2018 incident.

If you have information on the suspect you can call the Portland Police Department at 260-726-7161..