News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 29, 2013

Man guilty of molestation gets 30 years

Tribune-Star staff report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — A Terre Haute man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation.

Timothy L. Sanders Jr., 25, received the sentence in Vigo Superior Court 5. He was given credit for time served in the Vigo County Jail since his arrest, and was ordered to register as a sex offender upon release from prison.

Sanders was arrested in 2012 in a Vigo County Sheriff’s investigation of a 12-year-old girl’s disappearance. of . Detectives found that the child had willingly gone to the home where Sanders was staying. Sanders admitted to having sex with the girl.