Jefferson County man wanted for a sexual assault in Moundsville is behind bars

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A man wanted for an alleged sexual assault in Marshall County has been arrested.

Jacob Montgomery, was arrested without incident and transported to the Jefferson County Jail in Steubenville, OH after the U.S. Marshal Service received tips of his whereabouts.

Mountain State Fugitive Task Force Officers teamed up with Jefferson County Sheriff Deputies and were able to locate Montgomery at a residence on Michaels Street in Smithfield, OH.

A warrant was issued earlier this week for Montgomery for Sexual Assault due to an investigation conducted by Moundsville Police Department.

Montgomery will await extradition back to Marshall County, WV.

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