Sullivan man arrested on child solicitation and sexual battery

SULLIVAN – Indiana State Putnamville District initiated a criminal investigation after receiving information on April 10, 2021, from the Shelburn Town Marshall, concerning allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor.

Anterio Martin

Police learned 29-year-old Anterio H. Martin, of Sullivan, had allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with a minor under the age of 16. This allegation took place in Sullivan County.  

After reviewing the investigation Sullivan County Prosecutor, Ann Smith-Mischler, requested an arrest warrant for Martin’s arrest. 

Sullivan County Circuit Court granted an arrest warrant on May 26, 2021.  He was arrested Thursday morning by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department without incident. 

Anterio Martin is currently being held in the Sullivan County Jail on felony charges of child solicitation and sexual battery. He is being held on a $23,000 bond with 10 percent allowed.  

Investigating Officer:  Indiana State Police Master Trooper Detective Angie Hahn of the Putnamville District.  

Assisting Agencies:  Sullivan County Department of Child Services, Susie’s Place, Shelburn Town Marshall, and Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department.