Hamlet Man Arrested on Child Molesting, Solicitation Charges

A Hamlet man was arrested after the Knox City Police Department took a report on Aug. 11 involving inappropriate contact between the suspect and an underage female.

An investigation was conducted by the Indiana Department of Child Services and on Aug. 15, officers from the Knox and Hamlet Police Departments executed a search warrant at 408 W. Davis St. in Hamlet.

Lonzo Jackson Jr., 21, was taken into custody at that time in a cooperative effort between the Knox and Hamlet Police Department. Jackson is being held on preliminary charges of Child Molesting, a Class C felony and Child Solicitation, a Class D felony.