Former Belmont County coach pleads not guilty to sexual battery

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) In Joby Barr’s arraignment, his attorney asked that Barr be released on his own recognizance.

Prosecutor explains sexual battery case against Barr

But Judge John Vavra set bond at $10,000 and ordered that Barr have no contact with the victim if he makes bond.

Barr, a former assistant coach at Union Local High School, is charged with 4 counts of sexual battery involving a female teenage student.

Former Union Local assistant coach arrested on charges of sexual battery

If convicted, the maximum possible penalty is 5 years in prison per count.

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