Warren man accused of having sex with a minor


WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Warren man was arrested Wednesday on sex charges.

Shawn Currence, 28, is charged with unlawful sexual contact with a minor and disseminating matter harmful to a juvenile. The charges were filed by the prosecutor’s office in November, according to court records.

An indictment says the victim was a 15-year-old girl and the crimes happened from May through October of 2016.

According to a police report, detectives had been looking for Currence, who was seen at a home in the 1500 block of Main Avenue. A warrant was served on Wednesday evening, and Currence was arrested.

Currence is being held in Trumbull County Jail.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Thursday, and his trial is set for 1:30 p.m. April 20 in Warren Municipal Court.


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