Gallia County Man Arrested On Multiple Charges

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A Gallia county man has been arrested on multiple charges after contacting and interacting with two minors via the computer using Facebook, Kik and Snapchat.

Brian Scott Sibley, 27, of Vinton, Ohio has been charged with one count of attempted rape, a second degree felony; two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a felony of the third degree; one count of attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a felony of the fourth degree; and pandering obscenity involving a minor, a felony of the third degree.

Scioto County Sheriff deputies received a call on April 4 from a mother stating she found her 15-year-old daughter and daughter's 11-year-old friend had been contacting an adult male using Facebook, Snapchat, and Kik.

According to a news release, Sibley had solicited nude photographs and sex from the minors using cell phones. Detectives also discovered the he had met and engaged in sexual activity with one of the juvenile girls at her home in Minford, Ohio on two different dates.

Detectives arrested Sibley Friday after pretending to be the girls and arranging a meeting at a Minford home April 11th. Sibley is being held on a $105,000 bond. Sheriff Marty Donini says this is still an ongoing investigation and more charges could be presented to the jury at a later time. Anyone with information concerning this investigation is asked to contact Detective Joki Conkel at 351-1091; calls will remain anonymous.