Terre Haute Man Arrested For 1987 Sex Charges In Rhode Island

Terre Haute, In. – A Terre Haute man has been extradited to Rhode Island to face charges of Sex Crimes. In September the Rhode Island State Police contacted The Indiana State Police asking for a DNA Sample of 66-year-old Frank Theis of Terre Haute.  Using covert tactics the ISP obtained the DNA sample and forwarded it to The Rhode Island Police.  The DNA sample connected Theis to a 1987 rape.  Indiana State Police arrested Theis last month. On Tuesday, he was transferred to Rhode Island to face the sex crime charges of child molestation and sexual assault involving two children in 1987. The alleged incident happened in Exeter, Rhode Island.