Hart man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

October 9, 2023

Ricardo Barrios stands at the podium with defense attorney Ryan Glanville, at right, and Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon, at left.

Hart man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

By Allison Scarbrough, Editor

HART — A 33-year-old Hart man faces up to life in prison for three felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Ricardo Moreno Barrios, of 2 W. Main St., appeared in Oceana County’s 51st Circuit Court Monday, Oct. 9, for a pretrial hearing. 

Barrios is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl, according to Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. The offenses occurred within a time frame of 2020-2023 in Hart. 

Spanish-speaking interpreter Frank Boppel appeared via Zoom video conferencing to translate for Barrios, who is represented by defense attorney Ryan Glanville. 

Barrios is lodged in the Oceana County Jail on a $1,000,000 bond.

A trial is scheduled for Feb 7-9, 2024.

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