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Man arrested on child molestation charges during traffic stop

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SCOTTSBURG, IN (WAVE) – The Scottsburg City Police Department arrested a man on charges of child molestation during a traffic stop.

Earl 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.

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