May 26, 2024

John P. Moore

Rutland Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse in Mason County

POINT PLEASANT, West Virginia – A Rutland man has been sentenced for sexual abuse.

According to Mason County Prosecuting Attorney Seth Gaskins, John P. Moore, 45, of Rutland, Ohio, was sentenced in the Circuit Court of Mason County for his conviction of first degree sexual abuse.

The Honorable R. Craig Tatterson sentenced Moore to the statutory maximum sentence of 1-5 years in the custody of the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Upon his release, Moore will be subject to an additional 10 years of supervision and shall register as a sex offender for life.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Britlyn O. Green, was the lead prosecutor in the case and is pleased “to get justice for the victim.”

The Office of the Prosecuting Attorney also expressed thanks to Sgt. Finnicum of the West Virginia State Police for “his thorough investigation and for helping to bring this Defendant to justice.”