Richmond police arrested a man for sexual misconduct and prohibited use of electronic communication systems to procure minor for sexual offenses on Thursday.

According to a citation, it was determined that Richard Lira, 19, Hager Drive, Richmond, made contact with the victim, a minor, through communication devices and had sex with the minor.

Lira was taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where he remained Thursday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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The following were also arrested recently:

• Joshua Benge, 38, Brodhead, theft by unlawful taking (less than $500), first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine), buying/possessing drug paraphernalia and two charges of failure to appear.

• Ricky Mayes, 60, Dreyfus Road, Waco, no tail lamps, marijuana possession, first-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified) and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.

• Thomas Crowe, 28, Mount Vernon, first-degree controlled substance possession, buying/possessing drug paraphernalia and public intoxication by a controlled substance.

• Aaron Gould, 36, Pilot Knob Cemetery Road, Berea, buying/possessing drug paraphernalia and first-degree controlled substance possession.

•Christopher Shepherd, 48, Valley Street, Richmond, fraudulent use of a credit card (more than $500, but less than $10,000).

The Register collects and publishes police reports as a public service to its readers. The reports often contain allegations against individuals and do not mean the individuals actually committed a crime. All people named in connection with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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