Waynesfield man arrested for sexual conduct with minor

By Merri Hanjora - [email protected]

WAYNESFIELD — A Waynesfield man was arrested Monday for allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a 14-year-old girl.

The Waynesfield Police Department with assistance of the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shane “Bub” Matthews Jr., 24, of Waynesfield on five fourth-degree felony counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Additional charges are possible, as the investigation is ongoing.

The Waynesfield Police Department believes there could be additional victims that could provide more information. They are asking the public to contact them at 419-568-9080, ext. 103 if they have information regarding Matthews Jr. and any inappropriate involvement with minor children.

Auglaize County Children Services is also assisting with the investigation.


By Merri Hanjora

[email protected]

Reach Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.

Reach Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.

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