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Mt. Vernon (Ind.) man, out on bond from February arrest, charged with molesting minor

Posted by on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 @ 4:45 pm.

Dylan Cooper

MT. VERNON, Ind. - A young man who back in February was arrested and charged with child molestation has been charged with the same again.

Indiana State Police advice that their Detective, Wes Kuykendall (an Illinois man who's done well at Ind. State Police since his early law enforcement days in Edwards County), initiated a criminal investigation on April 18 after receiving information that a Posey County male juvenile had allegedly been sexually abused by Dylan Cooper, 24, of Mt. Vernon, Ind.

During the investigation it was revealed that Cooper had allegedly fondled and taken photos of the male juvenile during the summer of 2016.

The juvenile was under the age of 15 at the time of the alleged incident.

An arrest warrant was issued this morning (Tuesday, April 24) for Cooper. At approximately 3:30 this afternoon, Cooper was arrested 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, 24, of Mt. Vernon, Ind.
  1. Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, Level 5 Felony
  2. Child Solicitation, Level 5 Felony

Investigating Officer: Detective Wes Kuykendall, Indiana State Police; Assisting Agency: Indiana Department of Child Services

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