SALINA, Kan. - A Lindsborg school counselor has been arrested, accused in the rape of a juvenile. Brooke Dinkel, 31, turned herself in on Friday and was booked on 5 counts of rape and 5 counts of criminal sodomy involving a boy 14 or younger.Dinkel is a counselor at Smoky Valley Middle School in Lindsborg, located in McPherson County, but it's currently unknown if the victim was a student at the school. She was arrested by Saline County authorities because the crimes allegedly took place in Salina, where the victim resides.
The Saline County Sheriff's Office became involved when they were contacted by the Lindsborg Police Department last week. Investigators believe the incidents took place from October of last year until March.
Formal charges are pending