L’burg Man Accused Of Child Molesting

Posted On July 25, 2012

Michael Petro

Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – A 53-year-old man is accused of molesting a seven-year-old girl in Dearborn County.


Michael Petro, of Lawrenceburg, surrendered himself to authorities at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center Wednesday morning after charges were filed against him. Those charges include Child Molesting (Class A felony) and Child Molesting (Class C felony).


“The investigation began earlier this month when state police received information from the Dearborn County Division of Children’s Services of alleged child molesting that had occurred sometime during the last year,” said Indiana State Police Sgt. Noel Houze.


Petro remains held in the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center awaiting his initial hearing.