Man accused of child molestation over multiple years

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. - A man was arrested on child molestation charges after two victims came forward with information, according to the probable cause affidavit.

Delashun G. Baggett, 37, was arrested on three counts of child molestation.  

One of the victims said Baggett sexually assaulted her from 2014 to 2021, according to reports.

The assaults occurred at two homes in St. Joseph County and Elkhart County, the victim said.

A second victim said Baggett sexually assaulted her from 2020 to 2021, reports said.

The second victim also witnessed Baggett abusing the first victim, police said.

A witness in the case said the second victim told her that Baggett had sexually assaulted her and described the residence in St. Joseph County, reports said.

Another witness confronted Baggett about the allegations and recorded the conversation, turning over a copy to investigators.

During the conversation, Baggett allegedly admitted to molesting the two victims.

Baggett was arrested on August 5 and is being held on a $50,000 cash bond.

He is due in court on September 26.

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