Wanatah Woman Jailed on 20 Counts of Child Molestation

A Wanatah woman was arrested Thursday on 20 Class B Felony counts of Child Molestation.

An ongoing criminal investigation by the Indiana State Police found that Tara Tryon, 21, allegedly molested a three-year-old child.  The Indiana State Department of Child Services and the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department reportedly received this information which initiated the investigation.

Tryon was arrested in Valparaiso without incident and is incarcerated in the Porter County Jail.  The case has been turned over to the Porter County Prosecutor’s Office.