Huntingburg Man Arrested for Sexual Battery

A Huntingburg man is in the Dubois County Security Center today facing felony sexual battery charges from an incident late last year where he allegedly molested a 13-year old girl.

Last month investigators with the Huntingburg Police Department along with the help of the Dubois County Department of Child and Family Services launched James Housea child molesting investigation, from an incident that occurred back in December. Huntingburg police had recieved a complaint from a Huntingburg parent concerning their 13-year old daughter.

As a result of their investigation Huntingburg Police arrested 70-year old James House after police and DCS investigators spoke with House for further questioning at the Huntingburg Police Department.

House was taken into custody at 5:30 yesterday afternoon and charged with a Class D felony of Sexual Battery. He was taken to the Security Center where he is currently being held on bond.