(KENDALLVILLE) - A man wanted on 22 sex charges in Kentucky was arrested on Tuesday night in Kendallville. Indiana State Police say they had gotten information from the Noble County Sheriffs Department that 43-year-old Sylvester R. Slone was at an address on Mapes Road. State Police then got information he was at a residence in the 1900 block of Bodenhafer Drive.
As Troopers arrived, they saw that a man fitting Slone’s description in the backyard being confronted by Kendallville Police. Slone was ordered to the ground and was taken into custody without further incident. He is being held in the Noble County Jail on six counts of rape, six counts of sexual abuse and ten counts of sodomy.
The Noble County Sheriffs Department used their Facebook page to get information out to the public about Slone. Numerous calls were made to the Noble County Sheriff Department which police say led to Slone’s arrest.
Governor offices in Indiana and Kentucky assisted State Police with the investigation along with the Indiana Attorney General's Office, the Noble County Sheriff Department and Kendallville Police.
Photo courtesy of the Noble County Sheriffs Department