Jasper: A Jasper resident was arrested this morning on rape and child molestation charges after an investigation by State Police detectives.
On October 25, 2017, the Indiana Department of Child Services and the Indiana State Police began an investigation into a complaint of inappropriate contact with a minor between 2011 and 2015. The complaint alleged that 20-year-old Anthony Neukam of Jasper had sexually forced himself upon a minor female routinely during that timeframe.
After a lengthy investigation by ISP and DCS, an arrest warrant was issued and Neukam was arrested this morning by State Police and Dubois County Sheriff’s Deputies. Neukam is being held in the Dubois County Security Center.
Investigating Officer: Senior Trooper Detective Brock Werne
Arrested and Charges:
Anthony J. Neukam, 20
- Rape, Level 3 Felony
- Child Molesting (x4), Level 3 Felony
Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.