Mt. Vernon Man Arrested for Child Molesting


Orange County – Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation on March 16 after receiving an allegation that a female under the age of 14 had been sexually molested by Jorge Cesar Gonzalez, 53, of Mt. Vernon. The alleged incident occurred during the month of July 2022 at an undisclosed location in Orange County. After reviewing the criminal investigation, the Orange County Prosecutor’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Gonzalez. He was charged with Child Molesting, a Level 4 Felony.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. this afternoon, Gonzalez was arrested without incident at his place of employment in Mt. Vernon. He was taken to the Posey County Jail where he is currently being held until he is transferred to the Orange County Jail.

Arrested and Charge:

  • Jorge Cesar Gonzalez, 53, Mt. Vernon, IN
  1. Child Molesting, Level 4 Felony

Investigating Officer: Detective Brandon Deig, Indiana State Police

Media Note: As of 7:40 p.m., a mug photo was not available.



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