Shortly after 1:00 pm on today’s date, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg and an Austin City Police Officer went 60 Factory Drive in Austin.


Officers went to that location to arrest Mary Whitfill, 43,from 450 Johnson Lane in Austin. She was arrested after the Superior Court in Scott County issued an arrest warrant for her on the charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, (Improper Registered Address), C Felony.

Whitfill was arrested after approximately a month long investigation by detective Brian Busick from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg.

The charges alleged Whitfill was not complying by sex offender registry rules by allegedly staying at two different residences in the Austin, IN area, without registering both of the addresses in the sexual offender registry.

She was incarcerated at the Scott County Jail.