Mayor of Midwest town accused of sexting teens

BAIRDSTOWN, OH (WTOL) - A Wood County man accused of sexting an obscene picture to two teens is facing charges.

Suspect Chris Barringer, the mayor of Bairdstown, has been charged with a misdemeanor.

In court documents, Detective Sergeant Terry James said:

"Back on December seventh it was reported that the defendant Chris Barringer did send a picture to two different juveniles.

I did speak to both and stated that it was Chris Barringer who sent them this picture. I then spoke to Chris Barringer about this.

Mr. Barringer stated that he did send this picture to both of these juveniles. Mr. Barringer stated that it was stupid for him to do this."

Barringer faces up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.

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