May 1, 2020, @ approximately 5:17 AM Madison Police arrested Rodney Estes 43, Madison, Indiana, on preliminary alleged charges of rape level 4 felony, and sexual misconduct with a minor level 4 felony.
April 30, 2020, Madison Police Detectives Ricky Harris and Kyle Cutshaw led an investigation into a report of ongoing sexual abuse. As a result of the investigation, in which a minor child was reportedly the victim, officers obtained a search warrant for Estes’ residence.
As a result of information obtained during the investigation and from electronic devices seized during the search warrant, investigators established probable cause for the arrest of Rodney Estes.
The Madison Police were assisted by the Indiana Department of Child Services and the SEI voices for children. This is an ongoing investigation.
Estes is currently incarcerated at the Jefferson County Jail.
Rodney Estes has the presumption of innocence until otherwise proven guilty.