Linton – (Friday, July 6th) – After an investigation conducted by Indiana State Police Detective Stacy Brown and Trooper Wyatt Phillips, an affidavit was prepared by Detective Brown and approved by Greene County Prosecutor Jarrod Holtsclaw. The affidavit indicated probable cause was found that Damian R.Z. Richards, 26 of Bloomfield, IN. engaged in multiple sexual contacts with a 5 year old victim.
ARRESTED (07/06/2018) – Damian R.Z. Richards, 26 of Bloomfield
1) Child Molesting, Level 1 Felony
2) Child Molesting, Level 1 Felony
3) Child Molesting, Level 4 Felony
4) Performing Sexual Conduct in the Presence of a Minor, Level 6 Felony
All Suspects Are Presumed Innocent Until Proven Guilty in a Court of Law
Susie’s Place (Child Advocacy Center) in Bloomington assisted investigators by conducting a forensic interview of the victim. Susie’s Place has served over 7,000 children since their first interview in 2009.
In 2017, Susie’s Place conducted 1,340 interviews (www.susiesplace.org).