Fort Wayne Man Faces ‘Malicious Mischief’ Charges

A Fort Wayne man was arrested Friday on charges related to his failure to tell a former girlfriend he was HIV positive when they had sexual relations.
Travis Ray Spoor, 36, Fort Wayne, was arrested  on a two counts of malicious mischief, each a level 6 felony. His bond was set at $5,250.
According to the probable cause affidavit provided by the Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office, Spoor’s ex-girlfriend contacted Indiana State Police on Jan. 16. She told police that she began dating Spoor in November. Before they had a sexual relationship, he told her he did not have any diseases.
Between Nov. 26 and Dec. 27, the two had sex four times, twice in Kosciusko County. She noted that Spoor always carried a pill container and took a lot of the pills, according to the report. On Dec. 27, a friend told the ex-girlfriend that Spoor had HIV, which he denied.
ISP obtained Spoor’s medical records which indicated that he was diagnosed with HIV on Dec. 22, 2012. On Jan. 4, 2013, he signed a duty to warn accordance. On Oct. 21, 2015, Spoor signed a document from Indiana Department of Health stating that he is prohibited from having sex with anyone without first telling them of his condition.
ISP also contacted another ex-girlfriend of Spoor’s, who advised she knew he had HIV.