The Michigan State Police (MSP) Gaylord Post was requested to investigate an alleged sexual assault that occurred in August 2017.
The investigation revealed the perpetrator engaged in a relationship with an underage girl for approximately one year.
The suspect was identified as 21-year-old Ryan Wesley Tubbs of Vanderbilt.
Tubbs was arrested and charged with one count Criminal Sexual Conduct Third Degree; a felony punishable by 15 years.
Tubbs was arraigned in the 87-Ath District Court of Otsego and released on a $10,000.00 PR bond.
His next scheduled court appearance is on January 2, 2020 for a probable cause hearing.