March 27, 2023
(Fishers, Indiana) – On March 23, 2023, Marcus DeWeese Sr was arrested for 10 counts of Possession of Child Pornography with an aggravating factor, a level 5 felony, 2 counts of Photographing sexual conduct of a minor with an aggravating factor, a level 4 felony, 13 counts of voyeurism, a level 6 felony, and 3 counts of Videotaping sexual conduct of a minor, a level 5 felony.
DeWeese, an Anderson resident, was investigated by the Hamilton County Metro Child Exploitation Task Force which is a task force headquartered in the Fishers Police Department with the assistance of the Anderson Police Department. The task force is comprised of detectives from Fishers, Westfield, Carmel, Noblesville, Alexandria, and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. The task force focuses on internet crimes against children and investigates child exploitation cases in Hamilton, Hancock, Madison, and Tipton counties.
DeWeese’s investigation started after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Digital evidence was collected from his home and child pornography and voyeurism material was located on his phone. DeWeese used hidden cameras to record victims in various stages of undress at his residence and at his former employer. At this time, all of the victims have been identified and detectives are working on notifying those involved.
DeWeese is currently being held on a $100,000 cash or surety bond at the Madison County Jail. DeWeese is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation should call Lt. D. Baker at 317-595-3300.
Media Personnel – Please direct any further questions regarding this case to the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office.
Arrested: Marcus DeWeese
43 years old
Charges: Possession of Child Pornography with an aggravating factor, a level 5 felony (10 counts)
Photographing sexual conduct of a minor with an aggravating factor, a level 4 felony (2 counts)
Voyeurism, a level 6 felony, and 3 counts of Videotaping sexual conduct of a minor, a level 5 felony (13 counts)
Held: Madison County Jail
A charge is merely an accusation, and the arrested person(s) is presumed innocent until proven guilty.