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Sex Offenses

Portage man sentenced to 20 years for child molestation

Portage man sentenced to 20 years for child molestation

VALPARAISO | A Portage man was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in August to child molesting.

October 11, 2013 1:45 pm
Teen accuses man of sex crime

Teen accuses man of sex crime

VALPARAISO | A Union Township man sentenced to probation last month for child solicitation was charged Thursday with sexual misconduct with a minor after he allegedly fondled a 15-year-old girl.

June 17, 2011 1:21 pm

Child pornographer to pay victim far less than requested

HAMMOND | A federal judge Wednesday ordered a convicted child pornographer to pay his victim a fraction of what prosecutors sought in restitution.

June 15, 2011 4:05 pm

EDITORIAL: Make sex offenders vote elsewhere

Indiana has reasonable rules to prevent convicted sex offenders on parole from living or working within 1,000 feet of schools, and some communities ban them from living near parks. So why should they be invited into schools on Election Day?

May 08, 2011 12:00 am

Police and registry offenders play hide and seek in Lake County

CROWN POINT | Lake County police have stepped up the hunt for wayward offenders, mostly those who have been convicted of sexual or violent crimes.

February 28, 2011 12:00 am

Sentencing delayed for Portage Twp. man

VALPARAISO | Sentencing was postponed Tuesday for a Portage Township man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his girlfriend's sister after she blacked out from drinking.

December 21, 2010 5:00 pm
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