Former Kirksville Police Officer Arrested For Sex Crimes

A Shelbyville man, and former Kirksville Police officer, is in the Macon County Jail, accused of sexually assaulting a girl at his former home in Kirksville for a period of two years, starting in July of 1999. The State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announced the arrest of 46-year-old Faren J. Lindsey Wednesday for three counts of statutory sodomy, one count of statutory rape, and one count of forcible rape. Investigators with the Kirksville Police Department learned of the alleged incidents in July of last year, and turned the investigation over to the Highway Patrol. He is currently being held on a 75 thousand dollar, cash-only bond.