VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Newport man has been charged with sexual battery following an investigation by Indiana State Police.
According to ISP, the initial complaint came to them from Vermillion County Victim Assistance. Police say the investigation led them to Russell B. Thompson, 50, of Newport.
On July 6 a Vermillion Judge granted the arrest warrant for Thompson, Police made the arrest 3 days later on July 9. Thompson was being held on a $10,000 bond with 10% allowed.
Thompson faces a single charge of sexual battery, a level 6 felony.