Washington Man Charged With Child Molestation and Incest

A Washington, Indiana man is facing multiple charges of Child Molesting and Incest after a weeks-long investigation by the Washington Police Department.

Posted: Jul 23, 2021 10:51 AM
Updated: Jul 23, 2021 12:24 PM

The Washington Police Department says a local man has been arrested on several charges of Child Molesting and Incest after a lengthy investigation.

56-year-old Steven Clifton of Washington, Indiana, was arrested on Thursday on two counts of Child Molesting and two counts of Incest, according to WPD.

After being arrested on those charges, Clifton was booked into the Daviess County Jail on no bond.

Clifton's arrest is the result of a weeks-long investigation conducted by the Washington Police Department's Detective Division in conjunction with the Department of Child Services, the Daviess County Prosecutor's Office, and the Southwest Indiana Child Advocacy Center Coalition.

All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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