INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A recently-released child killer and sex offender was arrested in Indianapolis.
Richard Dobeski, 67, was released from prison July 16.
He was arrested Thursday afternoon at Central Library in Indianapolis by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities in LaPorte County said that an arrest warrant was issued for Dobeski and that he will be extradited to face four felony counts for failure to register.
The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office released this statement:
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office also says that Dobeski will face charges in Marion County.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office released this statement:
Dobeski was sentenced for the murder of two children in the 1960s, then released in 2003. His sentence was reduced due to good behavior.
In 2008, he was convicted of child molestation in LaPorte County
According to the The Times of Northwest Indiana, Dobeski took a bus to Indianapolis after a Gary homeless shelter closed the day before.
Dobeski has an initial hearing set for Monday.