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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Senator wants to change Indiana's early release law

    Senator wants to change Indiana's early release law
    State Senator Jim Merritt is working to change Indiana’s early release law. This comes after Fox59 first reported former Lawrence Township swim coach, Chris Wheat, who was convicted of sexual misconduct, will get out of prison after just a year and...
  • Polygamist leader sentenced to life in prison Tuesday

    Polygamist leader sentenced to life in prison Tuesday
    (CNN) -- A jury in Texas Tuesday sentenced polygamist leader Warren Jeffs to life in prison for sexually assaulting children. Jurors came back with the sentence after 30 minutes of deliberations. The life sentence came for Jeffs' conviction for...
  • Police: Jennings Co. man admits to multiple child molestation allegations

    Police: Jennings Co. man admits to multiple child molestation allegations
    The Jennings County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of child molestation allegations. On Monday, police arrested Chance Johnson, 27, on charges of sexual misconduct with a minor and sexual battery.   Police say when they were...
  • House Speaker calls for Rep. Hinkle's resignation following sex allegations

    House Speaker calls for Rep. Hinkle's resignation following sex allegations
    Weeks after a sex scandal involving Republican Representative Phil Hinkle went public, House Speaker Brian Bosma publicly called on Hinkle to resign. "I think the opportunity for Phil to serve as an effective member of the General Assembly has expired,"...
  • Anderson mayor resigns one week before term ends

    Anderson mayor resigns one week before term ends
    Anderson Mayor Kris Ockomon resigned about a week before his term ended. On Monday, Ockomon requested a special meeting with the Board of Public Safety. During that meeting, he gave members his resignation letter.   In part it stated: "Mayor Kris...
  • Former Vigo Co. youth pastor accused of sexual misconduct with minor

    Former Vigo Co. youth pastor accused of sexual misconduct with minor
    Indiana State Police detectives in Putnamville arrested a former youth pastor Thursday on allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor.   Darrel Coffman, 30, was arrested for one count of sexual misconduct with a minor, a Class B felony.  Coffman was...
  • Greensburg city official reports sexual harassment in the city offices

    Greensburg city official reports sexual harassment in the city offices
    A Greensburg city official has filed a discrimination charge with the EEOC after she says her sexual harassment claim was dismissed by the mayor. In her claim to the EEOC, Devan Sieg, a treasury-clerk, said Greensburg Street Commissioner Mark...
  • Man wanted for Incest and Sexual Misconduct with a Minor

    Man wanted for Incest and Sexual Misconduct with a Minor
    Indianapolis Metro Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for Incest and Sexual Misconduct with a Minor. Pedro Villanueva, 35, is described as 5'5" tall and 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with...
  • Indianapolis teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a minor

    Indianapolis teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a minor
    An Indianapolis teacher is accused of having inappropriate contact with a 15-year-old girl. Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School around 1 p.m. Sunday to speak with a woman and...
  • Teacher accused of sexual misconduct with student enters not guilty plea

    Teacher accused of sexual misconduct with student enters not guilty plea
    An Indianapolis teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a student says he's not guilty. Bruce Ryan entered a not guilty plea in court Wednesday.   Ryan is a physics teacher at Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School.  The 43-year-old is accused of...
  • Coach convicted of sexually abusing student wants sentence reduced

    Coach convicted of sexually abusing student wants sentence reduced
    The father of a 14-year-old girl, sexually abused by her swim coach is making a desperate plea. Friday, 38-year-old Chris Wheat will ask a judge to set him free, just one year after being sent to prison. The father of the young girl he victimized is...