Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation in March after receiving information that James Teddleton, 21, of Newburgh, had allegedly molested a girl under the age of 14.
During the investigation, Indiana State Police Detective Wes Kuykendall revealed that Teddleton allegedly sexually molested the girl during the later months of 2017. The girl was under the age of 14 at the time of the alleged incident.
The Warrick County Prosecutor’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Teddleton after reviewing the investigation. Teddleton was located and arrested overnight in Mississippi County, Missouri. It is not known at this time when Teddleton will be transported back to Warrick County.
Arrested and Charges:
- James M. Teddleton, 21, 5300 Oakwood Drive, Newburgh, IN
- Child Molesting, Level 1 Felony
- Sexual Misconduct, Level 4 Felony