Galena man charged with child sex crimes

Combs, Carl E.

(Photo: Cherokee County Jail)

GALENA, Kan. – Police arrest a 73-year-old Galena, Kansas man for sex crimes against a child.

As a result of an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct with a child, authorities were able to get an arrest warrant for Carl E. Combs.

Today, April 3, 2020, Galena Police Officers served the warrant at 2125 S. Main in Galena. They arrested Combs and took him to the Cherokee County Jail.

According to the Police Department, four charges of “Aggravated Indecent Liberties with a Child” were filed through the Cherokee County District Court.

Combs is being held on a $100,000.00 bond.