Twice-convicted child molester faces more charges

A twice-convicted child molester from Lafayette faces new allegations.

Posted: May. 15, 2018 6:58 PM
Updated: May. 15, 2018 6:59 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI)- A twice-convicted child molester from Lafayette faces new allegations.

53-year-old Ronald Emery is charged with five new counts of child molesting.

As News 18 previously reported, he was already jailed on charges including vicarious sexual gratification and being a repeat sex offender.

According to court documents, corrections officers at the Tippecanoe County Jail received a letter on January 13th.

Investigators determined it was written by Emery.

In the letter, he admits to having intercourse with a young child.

Prosecutors believe the incidents happened in the 90's.

Emery was previously convicted of child molesting in Benton and Clinton counties.

He served a 20-year sentence at the New Castle Correctional Facility.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 35°
Kokomo
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 35°
Rensselaer
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Fowler
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 32°
Williamsport
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 31°
Crawfordsville
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 39°
Frankfort
Overcast
42° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 38°
Delphi
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 34°
Monticello
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 34°
Logansport
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 37°
Some rain/snow showers to light snow
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events