A 23-year-old Mt. Vernon man has been arrested by the Indiana State Police after allegations of sexual abuse of a 14-year-old in 2014.

Arrested and Charged was Dylan Cooper, 23, of Mt. Vernon, IN

  1. Count 1 Child Molesting, Level 3 Felony
  2. Count 2 Child Molesting, Level 4 Felony
  3. Count 3 Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, Level 5 Felony

ISP 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 Cooper.

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.

Investigating Officer: Detective Wes Kuykendall, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Indiana Department of Child Services