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Madison Man Arrested for Child Molestation

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 10:06 AM

By Sgt. Stephen Wheeles Public Information Officer INDIANA STATE POLICE VERSAILLES DISTRICT

Eight other people arrested on various charges

Jefferson County-On March 29th, 2018, a Madison, Indiana man was arrested on a warrant for child molesting after a two day investigation.  Eight additional people were arrested on drug related charges at the Thompson Road residence where the warrant was served.

The investigation by Trooper Nate Adams began on March 28th when the Indiana State Police was notified that a juvenile female reported that she had been molested by the same man over a period of four years.  The suspect was identified as Mark E. Thacker, age 48, Madison, Indiana.  The investigation led to an arrest warrant being issued for Thacker on charges of child molesting, unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, criminal confinement, and strangulation.

On March 29th, the arrest warrant was served on Mark Thacker at his residence located at 2027 N. Thompson Road, Madison, Indiana.  Upon arriving at the residence, troopers located Thacker along with at least nine other people at the residence.  While troopers were at the scene, they observed suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia in and around the residence.  That investigation led to eight people being arrested on various charges in addition to Mark Thacker.


Arrested:         Mark E. Thacker,48   Child Molesting

Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Serious Violent Felon

Criminal Confinement



Lonnia A. Thacker,46 Arrested on Warrant


William L. Evans,50   Visiting a Common Nuisance


Erin A. Addison,32    Visting a Common Nuisance


John R. Davis,49         Maintaining a Common Nuisance

Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Deanna C. Davis,53    Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Visiting a Common Nuisance


 James R. Ross,37        Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Visiting a Common Nuisance


Tiffany E. Stewart,40 Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Visiting a Common Nuisance


Mary Ritchie,54          Maintaining a Common Nuisance

 Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


All suspects were transported to the Jefferson County Jail where they were being held pending their initial court appearances.

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