Man jailed on molest charges

Police: 34-year-old Seymour resident investigated for actions with 14-year-old

A Seymour man faces charges related to the molestation of a minor stemming from an investigation into an incident in late November in the city, police report.

The arrest of Moises Sebastian, 34, on three Level 4 felony counts of child molesting stem from an investigation that began with an incident investigated in late November by the Seymour Police Department.

Sebastian is being held without bond pending his initial hearing, which has been scheduled for Friday, in Jackson Circuit Court.

The incident that led to Sebastian’s arrest began when Seymour police were dispatched to a residence after receiving a report of an incident involving a 14-year-old girl, according to the probable cause affidavit signed by Detective Troy Munson.

During the investigation, police were told Sebastian had molested the girl and had done so at least two times earlier in the year when she was 13.

He was placed under arrest and was booked into the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 22 on the child molesting charges.

A Level 4 felony carries a sentence of two to 12 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000 if convicted.

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Jordan Richart is a correspondent for The (Seymour) Tribune.