Ada County Sheriff's deputies have charged a suspect with having sexual contact with as many as six teenage girls between 1998 and 2008.
Detectives said they began investigating after a woman contacted Meridian Police, saying that there had been illegal sexual contact in 1999 at a Kuna area home. Detectives said they had reason to believe Flake had illegal sexual contact with at least five other young women between 1998 and 2008. All victims were reportedly known to the suspect.
Boise Police picked up the suspect at his office on Aug. 5. Police said said the suspect had admitted to having sexual contact with some of the girls.
39-year-old Lathan Flake was charged with two felony counts of lewd conduct. Each charge is punishable by up to life in prison. There is not statute of limitation limits for the charge of lewd conduct.