(2-20-21) Gavin Lloyd Lasure (19) of Celina was arrested Friday by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office on the following felony charges –

  • 2 counts – Rape _ substantially impair judgment – 1st Degree
  • 2 counts – Sexual Battery _ victim coerced – 2nd Degree
  • 2 counts – Gross Sexual Imposition _ victim < 13, statutory – 3rd Degree

The alleged victim in the case was a minor. Lasure is being held without bond in the Mercer County Jail pending a Common Pleas court appearance.

Lasure was booked in October of 2020 on the following misdemeanor charges –

  • Contributing to the Unruliness/Delinquency of a Child
  • Obstructing Official Business