Nick McWilliams reporting – Following a month-long investigation, a man is behind bars related to sex crimes involving a minor.

The incident reportedly occurred in October, with Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit staff opening the investigation on October 14th.

The victim has been identified as a minor, with Warsaw man Allen Barnett taken into custody November 19th. He was formally charged with a third-degree felony of gross sexual imposition on Monday morning.

The Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office assisted with the investigation, and are anticipating more charges.

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