West Terre Haute man faces child molesting charge

Gene Beyers

A West Terre Haute man faces a charge of child molesting, a Class A felony, as a result of a 2009 incident, according to the Parke County Sheriff's Department.

Gene Beyers, 51, was arrested Feb. 7 and booked into Parke County Jail with bond set at $100,000, according to a news release from the sheriff.

The incident originally was reported to the Parke County Sheriff's Department in 2015, police said. A warrant was obtained this January. The Vigo County Sheriff's Office assisted by locating Beyers. 

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