Salem Man Arrested for Molesting Clark County Girl

Salem Man Arrested for Molesting Clark County Girl


A 30-year-old Salem man turned himself in on Tuesday, April 15 at the Washington County Detention Center for molesting a Clark County girl in March.


Joseph Scott Amburgey turned himself into the Washington County Jail Tuesday, April 15 for Child Molesting, A Felony, (Two Counts).

On March 18th of this year, a detective from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg was contacted by the Washington County Department of Child Services in reference to
a female juvenile from Clark County that reported she had been molested by an older male whom lived in Washington County.

After an investigation was completed by the detective an arrest warrant was issued out of a Washington County Court for Amburgey’s arrest, 30, of Highway #160 in Salem, IN.