Princeton Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Gibson County – A 58-year-old Princeton man was arrested earlier this afternoon by Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit for possessing child pornography. At approximately 8:30 this morning a search warrant was executed at Robert Eugene Young’s residence located at 500 West Warnock Street, Apartment A4, Princeton. During the search of his residence, over 300 images and more than 65 videos containing child pornography were discovered. Many of the images were of children under the age of 12. Young was arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.  The investigation is continuing.

Arrested and Charge:

  • Robert Eugene Young, 58, Princeton, IN
  1. Possession of Child Pornography, Level 5 Felony

 Investigating Officer: Detective Matt Jacobs, Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit 

Assisting Officers: First Sergeant Trevor Helmer, Sergeant Marty Metzger, Sergeant Brad Chandler, Detective Toni Walden and Trooper William Campbell

 All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.