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Former Isabella Co. deputy facing sexual assault charges

Posted at 5:55 PM, May 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-01 17:55:27-04

ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich. — A former deputy with the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department is facing numerous sexual assault charges.

According to a Friday press release, Kevin Eugene Dush is facing eight total charges, including four criminal sexual conduct charges.

Dush was arrested Friday and faces the following charges: three counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of extortion and one count of attempted bribery, one count of misconduct in office and one count of felony firearm.

A victim came forward with the initial allegations in September 2014, and Dush resigned before being questioned, according to a release.

During the investigation additional victims came forward, officials said in a release.   The case was then forwarded to a special prosecutor, Michelle Ambrozaitis with the Clare County Prosecutor’s Office, who authorized the charges against Dush.