For Immediate Release

Date: 11/30/2023

Location: 9500 block of Carriage Lane, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Time: 12:22 pm

Suspect Arrested #1:  Alex Arnold, 52 years old

Preliminary Charges: One (1) count of Child Molesting, Level 4 Felony, One (1) count of Child Solicitation, Level 4 Felony, One (1) count of Dissemination of Matter Harmful to Minors, Level 6 Felony


A minor child disclosed being a victim of Child Sexual Abuse during an investigation conducted by Detective Ken Johnson, assigned to the FWPD Crimes Against Persons Section (CAPS). The child identified Alex Arnold as the defendant. A warrant was issued for his arrest once the investigation was completed. Mr. Arnold turned himself into the Allen County Jail on November 29, 2023. Detective Johnson was assisted by the Dr. Bill Lewis Center For Children, the Indiana Department of Child Services-Allen County, the Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center, the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department, and the U.S. Marshalls Service.