Evansville Man Arrested on 25 Counts of Child Molestation for Abuse Spanning over 13 Years

39-year-old James Fairchild is behind bars tonight facing several counts of child molestation.

Posted: Nov 23, 2021 8:40 PM
Updated: Nov 24, 2021 8:09 AM

Law enforcement says this case in particular is extensive. It’s an all too common scenario of a trusted adult taking advantage of a child they are supposed to protect.

Investigators began looking into 39-year-old James Fairchild on November 1st, after someone went to police and accused Fairchild of molesting a child.

Detectives interviewed the child at Holly’s House, where they learned that Fairchild solicited massages from the child.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office says detectives then decided to look into Fairchild’s past.

They uncovered two more victims who were abused repeatedly over the course of several years.

The victims stated that Fairchild would threaten them or their family members with physical violence if they did not comply.

Fairchild has been arrested on 25 counts of Child Molesting, a Class A Felony.

He is currently being held in the Vanderburgh County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

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