Indiana Conservation Officers Arrest 6 for Public Indecency on DNR Properties in Clark County

DNR ICO Shoulder PatchIndiana Conservation Officers arrested six men last week for separate sex-related offenses at the Falls of the Ohio State Park and the Clark State Forest. The men, ranging from ages 47 to 75, were all jailed and charged with Public Indecency, A Misdemeanor; furthermore, two were additionally charged with Sexual Battery and one charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, D Felony.

Indiana Conservation Officers joined forces with Clarksville Police on July 9 after receiving multiple complaints of illicit sexual behavior in and around the Falls of the Ohio State Park. Two men were arrested that afternoon for exposing themselves and/or attempting sexual contact with an undercover conservation officer within the park.

Three days later, Indiana Conservation Officers acted on citizen complaints of similar activity at the Clark State Forest. Four men were arrested for encounters with another undercover conservation officer.

Those arrested included:

Samuel Elmore (Louisville)- Public Indecency, Sexual Battery

Carlos Berrios (New Albany)- Public Indecency

Michael Mount (Scottsburg)- Public Indecency

Michael Wooten (Jeffersonville)- Public Indecency, Sexual Battery, Possession of Controlled Substance

Curtis Gregory (Clarksville)- Public Indecency

William Gallman (Marysville)- Public Indecency

Indiana Conservation Officers routinely patrol all of the state’s DNR properties in an effort to ensure patrons’ safety and enjoyment. Anyone witnessing suspected criminal activity on DNR properties is encouraged to contact Indiana Conservation Officers’ Central Dispatch at 812-837-9536.