Maineville man accused of molesting teen

William Barber (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Office)
William Barber (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

MAINEVILLE, OH (FOX19) - A Maineville man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old Boone County boy.

William Barber was taken into custody on Thursday at his home, arrested on a Boone County, Ky. warrant for sodomy and unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities (importuning).

The charges are punishable by 1 to 5 years in prison.

Barber is being held in the Warren County, Ohio Regional Jail until he waives extradition or is extradited by means of a Kentucky Governor's Warrant.

Detectives seized Barber's computer, cell phones, digital media, a safe, and his Jeep Cherokee.

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