Jefferson County Man Arrested for Child Molesting

During the investigation, detectives learned that Koehler allegedly inappropriately touched two female children under the age of 14 on more than one occasion when they visited his home. 

Kent "Jason" Koehler. Photo Provided.

(Madison, Ind.) - A Madison man was arrested yesterday by the Indiana State Police on a warrant for two counts of Child Molesting.

The investigation led by Detective Nathaniel Adams began in January of 2020 when the ISP was contacted after two children came forward and claimed that they had been molested while at a residence in Jefferson County. 

The suspect was identified as 48-year-old Kent "Jason" Koehler. During the investigation, detectives learned that Koehler allegedly inappropriately touched two female children under the age of 14 on more than one occasion when they visited his home. 

At the conclusion of the investigation, the case was presented to the Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office for review.  As a result, an arrest warrant was issued for Koehler on two counts of Child Molesting (level 4 felony).

Troopers located Koehler at his residence in Jefferson County, Indiana yesterday where he was taken into custody.  Koehler was incarcerated at the Jefferson County Jail pending his initial appearance in court.

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