IN (WAVE) – The Scottsburg City Police Department arrested a man on charges
of child molestation during a traffic stop.
Hawkins III was arrested at 6:35 p.m. on May 24 when he was pulled over at
State Road 56 and Lake Road.
On May 22, police responded to a domestic dispute at a home on Belleview Street. They believed that Hawkins was inside the home with a gun. When they entered the house several hours later, he was not there.
Hawkins is charged with one Class A felony and one Class C felony - both child molestation charges. Police say
more charges are pending.