Palmyra Man Arrested on Child Molestation Charges

(PALMYRA) – Today Indiana State Investigators and Troopers in the Sellersburg District arrested a Palmyra man on several counts of child molestation.

ISP Detective Chris Tucker launched an investigation in August after he was contacted by the Indiana Department of Child Services and learned of possible inappropriate or illegal conduct involving a minor.  

Chester Fetz

As a result of the investigation, Detective Tucker requested an arrest warrant for 61-year-old Chester Leroy Fetz, of Palmyra, along with a search warrant for his residence. 

Fetz was arrested on five felony counts of child molestation, a felony count of child solicitation. 

After his arrest, Chester Fetz was transported and remanded into the custody of the Harrison County Jail without incident. 

This case is still under investigation. 

Indiana State Police investigators were assisted by the Indiana Department of Child Services and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.