man charged with Child Molesting
Wanda English Burnett, Editor
David Columbus Nantz, 40, of Butlerville, was arrested last Wednesday,
November 7 on charges of Child Molesting.
The arrest was made without a warrant due to ISP Investigator
Jan Graves belief that the child would be put at further
risk if the arrest was not made immediately.
The alleged crime was reported last Wednesday to the North Vernon
School Corporations School Resource Officer. The officer
in turn contacted the North Vernon Police Department and the Indiana
Department of Child Services in Jennings County. They contacted
the state police due to the crime being committed outside of North
Nantz was charged with one count of Child Molesting, a Class B
Felony. He was taken to the Jennings County Jail and held on a
$7,550 cash bond.
The suspect, if found guilty, could face from six to 20 years
in prison and receive a maximum fine of $10,000.
Investigating officers included: Detectives Jan Graves, Rick Roseberry
and Jerry Gentry. They were assisted by officers from the North
Vernon Police Department.
David Nantz Jr.
Charged with Child Molesting