WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – An eighteen-year-old Warren man is in jail Wednesday morning, accused of having sexual contact with a fourteen-year-old Youngstown girl.
Mathew Gearin pleaded not guilty Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.
Investigators have levied a felony charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor against Gearin.
WKBN’s print partner, the Tribune Chronicle reports the Child Advocacy Center referred the case to Warren Police.
The girl told investigators that the contact happened for about a week, in mid-July.