West Farmington teenager charged with rape

The teenager was taken into custody following a raid at his Hill Road home in West Farmington

Trumbull County Juvenile Jail


WEST FARMINGTON, Ohio (WKBN) – A 16-year-old is being held in Trumbull County’s juvenile jail, facing charges of rape and pandering obscenity involving a minor.

The teenager was taken into custody following a raid at his Hill Road home in West Farmington.

According to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in Cleveland, investigators were tipped off to the case by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children after receiving a report from Google.

Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins said there is an ongoing investigation, and his office is reviewing the case and considering charging the teen as an adult.

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