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Mt. Vernon Man Arrested for Child Molesting
Posey County – Indiana State Police Detective Wes Kuykendall initiated a criminal investigation on February 26th after receiving information that a Posey County male juvenile had allegedly been sexually abused several years ago by Dylan Cooper, 23, of Mt. Vernon.
During the investigation it was revealed that between 2014 and 2015, Cooper had allegedly fondled the victim on several occasions. At the time of the alleged incidents, the victim was under the age of 14 and Cooper was at least 18 years of age.
At approximately 2:20 this afternoon, Detective Kuykendall served an arrest warrant on Cooper after he agreed to turn himself in at the Posey County Jail. Cooper is currently being held on a $25,000 cash bond.
Arrested and Charges:
- Dylan Cooper, 23, of Mt. Vernon, IN
- Count 1 Child Molesting, Level 3 Felony
- Count 2 Child Molesting, Level 4 Felony
- Count 3 Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, Level 5 Felony
Investigating Officer: Detective Wes Kuykendall, Indiana State Police
Assisting Agency: Indiana Department of Child Services
Press release from Indiana State Police.