Harrison County man arrested for child seduction

HARRISON CO. – A Central, Indiana man was arrested on a warrant Thursday by Indiana State Police (ISP) following an investigation into inappropriate sexual contact with a minor.    

Detective Chris Tucker began an investigation in February of 2022 after learning of possible sexual contact between a female juvenile and 44-year-old Randell (Gene) Stambaugh.  

Randell (Gene) Stambaugh

The investigation included interviews with the victim and Stambaugh. After completing the investigation, Detective Tucker submitted his findings to the Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office and requested a warrant for Stambaugh’s arrest.  

On Thursday, March 3, 2022, Randell Stambaugh turned himself into Detective Tucker and Harrison County authorities and was arrested on one count of child seduction, a Level 6 felony.  

Randell Stambaugh was remanded into the custody of the Harrison County Jail pending an appearance before the Harrison County Superior Court judge.