Grabill man charged with 10 counts of child molesting, incest

Travis Ely
Travis Ely(Staff)
Published: Aug. 19, 2022 at 3:44 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - A warrant has been issued for a 37-year-old Grabill man accused of child molestation and incest, that spanned 11 years.

Probable cause documents say that on July 27, 2022, a victim reported a sexual assault on July 25. The victim told investigators that the abuse had begun when the victim was 6 years old and living in the home of Travis Gene Ely.

The victim said the abuse happened again about five or six years later at a different relative’s house who is now deceased. Court documents state that the victim believes the abuse happened as many as 400 times over 11 years.