Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Online Underage Sex case
August 15, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Andrew Weigand Booking Photo
(Photo provided by the Knox county Sheriff's Office)
MOUNT VERNON - Yesterday, officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew Wiegand, age 37 from Thornville Ohio. He is currently being charged with importuning.
Wiegand had been communicating via online and text messages with what he thought was an underage girl to engage in sexual activity with him. The female was actually a Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputy.
Wiegand was arrested when he arrived for the pre-arranged meeting. A handgun was discovered in the vehicle during the arrest.
The case remains under investigation.
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