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Austin Man Arrested for Sexual Misconduct with a Minor

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 5:26am

By Sgt. Carey Huls Indiana State Police - Sellersburg

A cyber tip

Tuesday, detectives with the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes against Children unit in Sellersburg arrested a 33- year-old Austin man after receiving a cyber tip about possible illegal internet activity.

Acting on that tip, detectives began an investigation which resulted in requesting and obtaining a search warrant for the residence of James Adam Meredith on Jack Morgan Road in Austin, Indiana.    

As a result of the investigation and warrant, James Meredith was arrested for Child Solicitation, a Level 5 Felony, and for Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, a Level 4 Felony.   

James Meredith was transported and remanded into the custody of the Scott County Jail without incident. 

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