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Ohio Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Male Juvenile

By: Josh McComas Email
By: Josh McComas Email

HOCKING COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A Northeast Ohio man is facing sexual assault charges after authorities say he brought a male juvenile to a cabin in the Hocking Hills.

According to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Jason Sams, of Ashtabula County, brought the juvenile to Hocking County back in March.

A witness called the Hocking County Sheriff's Office after seeing what he thought was illegal conduct.

WOUB reports that Investigators obtained a search warrant for Sams' North Kingsville home and computer for evidence. Several boxes of potential evidence has been removed from the home.

Sams was arrested in North Kingsville Wednesday morning.

Hocking County Sheriff Lanny North told WOUB that anyone who may have seen or rented any of their properties to Sams is encouraged to contact the Hocking County Sheriff's Office.

DeWine says it's possible there are more victims in the case.


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