Switz. Co. Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

Posted On May 25, 2012

(Madison, Ind.) – Christopher Hankins pleaded guilty to sexual crimes involving a minor.


Hankins, 42, of Switzerland County, pleaded guilty to Vicarious Sexual Gratification (Class D felony). During his plea hearing, Hankins admitted that he touched or fondled himself in the presence of a minor, who was eight-years-old at the time.


There was no set sentence in the plea deal. The prosecutor and defense will argue the sentence on Wednesday, June 27 at 9:00 a.m. 


Jefferson Circuit Judge Ted Todd took the plea under advisement, pending the completion of a pre-sentence investigation.


Hankins was on probation from Dearborn County at the time of his arrest. He was convicted of Forgery and Theft in Dearborn County in April 2010.


95.3 WIKI’s Larry Duke contributed to this story.




Switz Co. Man Accused of Sex With Young Girl