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Man arrested for child molesting

Thursday, January 17, 2008

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A Coatesville man was arrested this week on charges that he molested a 13-year-old girl last year.

Indiana State Police arrested 31-year-old Gregory Eugene Howard on charges of child molesting and vicarious sexual gratification.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Howard offered to give the girl a ride home from church but did not take the girl directly home. Police alleged Howard stopped his car on the side of a rural road and sexually molested the girl in addition to exposing himself to the girl.

On Nov. 20, 2007, Howard was interviewed by police where he reportedly denied the allegations.

On Dec. 12, 2007, Howard was again interviewed and according to the police report, admitted to touching the girl's private area several times.

He was being held in the Putnam County Jail.


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"According to a probable cause affidavit, Howard offered to give the girl a ride home from church but did not take the girl directly home."

"Church"? How sickening is that? Someones child gets molested on their way home from church?

Parents beware, no child is safe out of your sight. If your child wants to go to church, Wal-mart, a ballgame or skatepark- GO WITH THEM!!

-- Posted by strings on Thu, Jan 17, 2008, at 6:20 AM

Has anyone noticed a month does not go by that some dumbxxx gets arrested for child molesting in Putnam County.

-- Posted by Sharon@hotmail.com on Thu, Jan 17, 2008, at 12:47 PM

I know Gregory and he is very capable of doing the things he is accused of. I think they should throw the book at him. Also, there is no chance of rehabilitation for most inmkates let alone a pervert like him

-- Posted by wwoods1179@yahoo.com on Thu, Jan 17, 2008, at 7:11 PM

"Has anyone noticed a month does not go by that some dumbxxx gets arrested for child molesting in Putnam County."

Yes Sharon, Putnam and Owen Counties are rural yet a close commute for Terre Haute and Indianapolis. Our counties prove to be safe havens for the criminal element to restart their lives after an arrest in other cities. We also recieve families whose kids were kicked out of bigger schools, so they move to our areas and bring their problems with them.

-- Posted by strings on Fri, Jan 18, 2008, at 6:06 AM

I am related to the girl that this guy molested.. The family took him in to help him out in his time of need...And he repaid them by doing this to their daughter.... SICK!!!!! And we are pretty sure there are other girls he has done this to.. We would like them to come forward..

-- Posted by sickofitall1 on Fri, Jan 18, 2008, at 3:27 PM


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