Derek Cole sentenced to 30 years for Child Molesting

Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney

Derek Cole, 32, of Tyner, was sentenced March 17, in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 30 years for child molesting.

Cole will be imprisoned at the Indiana Department of Correction pursuant to a plea agreement reached between Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tami Napier and defense attorney, Tim Lemon. Judge Robert O. Bowen sentenced Cole to serve 25 years executed at the Indiana Department of Correction followed by 5 years of sex offender probation.

Cole will be a lifetime registered sex offender. His sentence for child molesting makes him a credit restricted felon pursuant to Indiana law.