Jury Trial Scheduled For Theresa Man Accused Of Assaulting Minor

(Theresa) A two-day jury trial was scheduled Monday for a Theresa man accused of having inappropriate contact with a minor. Anthony Barron is facing a felony charge of Repeated Sexual Assault of the Same Child. According to the criminal complaint, Barron turned himself over to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office in December. He allegedly told police that he assaulted the teenage victim in Dodge and Washington counties. Barron reportedly said (quote) “I’m going to be under arrest. I did something horrible” but also that he “[doesn’t] remember much of it.” When authorities spoke with the victim, she allegedly said that the assaults took place once or twice a week for a period of approximately three months. If convicted, the 34-year-old Barron faces up to 56 years in prison. The trial is scheduled to begin on August 19th.