March 03, 2014
An investigation by the Putnam County Department of Child Services and the Indiana State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation alleges that Taylor Thornell, age 18 of Coatesville committed crimes of a sexual nature against juvenile boys.
The investigation revealed probable cause to believe that Thornell engaged in sexual acts with the juvenile boys and also sent a self made unclothed picture of himself to the juveniles via social media.
Taylor Thornell, 18 of Coatesville
Count 1 – Sexual Misconduct with a Minor IC 35-42-4-9 “C” felony
Count 2 – Distribution of Matter Harmful to a Minor IC 35-49-3-3 “D” Felony
Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.