man charged with two counts of Child Molesting
Jarrett, 32, of Milan, has been formally charged in Ripley County
Circuit Court with two counts of Child Molesting, both Class A
Felonies. The initial hearing was held June 23.
Prosecutor Ric Hertel filed the charges after receiving information
from Detective Glen Potts with the Indiana State Police.
According to information from the Affidavit for Probable Cause,
Jarrett, is accused of molesting a female victim under the age
of 14. The alleged crimes took place back in October of 2009.
Court records show that Jarrett denied ever touching the victim
in a sexual manner when he was first confronted by police. However,
later he did admit to having sexual contact with the victim knowing
he was being audio taped by police.
He told police about two years ago he had gone into the childs
room and asked to see her breasts, but nothing physically happened
at that time.
Jarrett explained another time when he did have contact with the
victim, sexually assaulting her.
On another occasion, Jarrett said he bought a pint of tequila,
which the victim says he gave her some shots of at home. Later
that evening, Jarrett admitted to sexual deviate behavior with
the victim who was just 13-years-old at the time.
The victim told police that Jarrett had asked her if she remembered
what happened that time when she woke up. When she told him, no
she said he responded, nice.
The charges read that the alleged incidents took place On
or between July 1, 2009 and October 6, 2009.
Trial by jury has been set to begin November 30. Bond was set
Jarrett could face up to 50 years in prison if convicted of the