WPD: 23-year-old Arrested for Child Molesting

Washington- Washington Police concluded a child molesting investigation with an arrest. 

On Thursday, November 1st, Washington Police say 23-year-old Alexander Korthaus of Jasper was arrested following a child molesting investigation that began in October.

Police say they were contacted by the Indiana Department of Child Services about a possible sexual assault involving a minor. Detectives started their investigation and obtained an arrest warrant for Korthaus. He was taken into custody Thursday without incident. 

Charges Against Alexander Korthaus:

  • Child Molesting (2 Counts)
  • Sexual Misconduct with a Minor
  • Child Exploitation

**All Charges are mere accusations. Accused are to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law**

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