Lima man charged with gross sexual imposition sentenced to jail

A Lima man facing charges of gross sexual imposition has been sentenced to prison.

Dustin Herron appeared in Allen County Common Pleas Court for his sentencing hearing Friday morning.

Lima man charged with gross sexual imposition sentenced to jail

Herron received a sentence of 54 months in prison, with post-release control for five years. Herron must also register as a Tier 2 sex offender.

The alleged incident occurred on July 25th of 2020. Herron was accused of inappropriately touching a girl that was 12-years-old at the time.

A statement from the victim was read to the court by a member of crime victim services.

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