Second man arrested in sexual misconduct with a minor case

Second man arrested in sexual misconduct with a minor case
Jeffrey Clark (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Two men are now facing charges after deputies say at 15-year-old victim was interviewed at Holly’s House.

The girl told officials she had consensual sex with 22-year-old Johnathan “David” Bush after he told her he was 17.

Johnathan Bush
Johnathan Bush (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail)

She says the next time she met up with him on Dec. 14, two other men were in the front of a car while she was with Bush in the backseat.

She says he became aggressive towards her and forced alcohol down her throat while they drove around, all while Bush’s friends chanted him on.

The victim says after she smacked Bush, he started strangling her and said “I should just kill you now.”

The girl says they ended up at an apartment, and Bush followed her to the bathroom.

She says he was “acting crazy” and started having sex with her against her will.

That’s when she says one of the other men came into the bathroom and forced a sex act. She says he left after she bit him.

Deputies say that man was 23-year-old Jeffrey Clark, who is known as Taz.

Jeffrey Clark
Jeffrey Clark (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail)

The girl says after Taz left, Bush also forced a sex act until she passed out.

The victim says the two men carried her to a car and took her home.

During an interview, deputies say Bush admitted to having sex with a girl he met on Tinder, but said all of it was consensual.

He was arrested late Sunday.

Bush’s charges include battery, strangulation, sexual misconduct with a minor, and furnishing alcohol to a minor.

Clark was arrested Tuesday night. Deputies say he denies any involvement.

He’s charged with sexual misconduct with a minor.

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