BERNARD LEO OWENS
Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office News Release:
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested an Evansville man on charges of Child Molesting involving a victim under the age of 14. Bernard Leo Owens, age 67, was arrested at the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office Command Post following an investigation into the allegations.
Earlier this week, the victim came forward with the allegations and was interviewed by Sheriff's Office Detectives. The victim said various sexual acts occurred at different locations in Vanderburgh County over a period of years. Owens was located at his residence today an agreed to come to the Command Post. He denied the allegations, however upon being placed under arrest, he stated he would confess if he could avoid going to jail. Owens was transported to the Vanderburgh County Detention Center where he is being held without pond pending a court appearance.
Arrested: Bernard Leo Owens, age 67, of Evansville
Charges: Child Molesting Class A Felony, Child Molesting Class C Felony