PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - Portage County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested Mark Barnes, 42 of Shalersville Township for alleged sexual conduct with a 13-year-old female.
During the course of the investigation, Detectives learned that Barnes had engaged in sexual acts with the juvenile, so of which occurred when she was only 12 years old.
Barnes is an acquaintance to the juvenile and her family.
He's locked up in the Portage County Jail without bond. He's charged with rape, a 1st degree felony.
He'll be arraigned on Monday, September 27th in Ravenna.
This investigation will be presented to the Portage County Grand Jury for the consideration of additional charges.