Arizona Man Arrested in Sellersburg

Arizona Man Arrested in Sellersburg


Christen Allen Wright, 38 of Phoenix Arizona, has been arrested for a felony warrant out of Maricopa County Arizona.

The warrant included charges of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, Molestation of a Child, and three counts of Sexual Conduct with a Minor, all Class 2 Felonies.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office Detectve Division, in cooperation with El Mirage Arizona Police Department and Jeffersonville, Indiana Police Department, began a joint investigation into Mr. Wright’s whereabouts after receiving information that he may be in the area.

Authorities in Arizona relayed information to our agency that Mr. Wright had aƩempted to deceive investigators into believing he was deceased by driving to a local hospital in Arizona and having an acquaintance phone his family and tell them he was deceased, and they needed to collect his personal property from the hospital.

The acquaintance posed as a nurse and dressed in scrubs to deceive family members when they collected his personal property.

This act of deception assisted Mr. Wright in fleeing Arizona.

Further investigation led to the discovery that Mr. Wright was at a residence in the 600 block of Georgian Ave. in Sellersburg, Indiana.

The Southern Indiana Regional Swat Team apprehended Wright without incident, and he is currently being held in the Clark County Jail awaiting extradition to Maricopa County Arizona.

Sheriff Maples wishes to express his graƟtude to the law enforcement agencies involved in the investigation for their assistance in this case.

It is important to note that all individuals, including Mr. Wright, are considered innocent unt proven guilty in a court of law.