Talmage Thompson Jr of Shelbyville Indiana Charged with Child Molesting

A Shelbyville man recently spent time behind bars in the Shelby County Jail after being arrested for child molesting. According to court records and a probable cause affidavit filed in Shelby Superior Court I, Talmage Thompson Jr. was arrested on a Level I felony count of child molesting where the […] Read more »

Michael Sermersheim of Shelbyville Indiana Arrested on Multiple Child Pornography Charges

Indiana State Police have arrested a Shelbyville man who, according to investigators, is currently the most prolific disseminator of child pornography in the Hoosier state. During a nearly four-month period, State Police detectives said 68-year-old Michael Dean Sermersheim downloaded more than 9,000 child porn media files. The child victims in […] Read more »

Chelsea Wainscott and Logan Lockridge of Shelbyville Indiana Arrested for Child Molesting

A pair of Shelbyville adults are behind bars and facing two felony counts of child molesting and a felony count of neglect of a dependent in a case involving a child. According to a probable cause affidavit filed in Shelby Superior Court I, Chelsea E. Wainscott, 23, and Logan Lockridge, […] Read more »

Jacob Mayo of Shelbyville Indiana Arrested for Child Molesting

A Shelbyville man booked on felony charges of child molesting has accepted a guilty plea. According to court records, Jacob Cody Mayo will be sentenced May 22 before Judge Kent Apsley. Mayo was arrested after allegations surfaced that between May 2014 and June 30, 2014, he did on one or […] Read more »

James Russell of Fairland Indiana Arrested on Molestation Charges

A Fairland man is behind bars after being arrested on three felony counts of child molesting. According to court records, James H. Russell, 57, is facing a Level 1 felony charge of child molesting, a Class C felony of child molesting and a Level 4 felony charge of child molesting. […] Read more »

Varner Joe Whitis of Edinburgh Indiana Arrested for Child Molesting

An Edinburgh man found himself behind bars this week after law enforcement officials charged him with two counts of child molestation. According to a probable cause affidavit filed in Shelby County Circuit Court, Varner Joe Whitis, 65, is facing two Class C felony counts of molesting his stepgranddaughters. The first […] Read more »

Steven Manley of Fairland Indiana Charged with Rape and Incest

A Fairland man has been booked on felony charges of rape and incest after law enforcement officials say he had an inappropriate relationship with a family member. According to a probable cause affidavit filed in Superior Court I, between the dates of June 15, 2013, and Aug. 30, 2013, Steven […] Read more »

Alfred Landers of Shelby County Alabama Arrested for Child Molesting

A Shelby County man is facing multiple sex-related charges pertaining to allegations involving a juvenile victim. Authorities on Sunday arrested Alfred Ray Landers, 77, on warrants including two counts of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old and one charge each of second-degree sexual abuse and first-degree […] Read more »