Two arrested for sexual misconduct with a minor

CLAY CO. – The Indiana State Police Putnamville Post initiated a criminal investigation after receiving information from the Clay County Department of Child Services concerning allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor.  

Jonathan R. Randall

The investigation revealed that Jonathan R. Randall, 37, and Darla K. Randall, 56, both of Brazil, Indiana, had allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with a minor under the age of 16.  The allegation took place in Clay County.  Both were arrested on felony charges of sexual misconduct with a minor and neglect of a dependent.

Darla K. Randall

After conducting interviews on both individuals and executing a search warrant, Putnamville detectives discussed their findings with the Clay County Prosecutor’s Office.  This discussion resulted in the immediate arrest of Jonathan and Darla Randall on Friday, March 4, 2022.  The couple was taken into custody without incident and is currently being detained in the Clay County Justice Center.  

Investigating Officer:  Indiana State Police Trooper Detective Michael Featherling was assisted by Master Trooper Detective Ryan Winters, Sergeant Samuel Stearley, and First Sergeant Jason Fajt.  

Assisting Agencies:  Clay County Department of Child Service and Susie’s Place.