VAN WERT, Ohio (WFFT) —The Van Wert City Police Department conducted an investigation into to a sexual misconduct with a minor leading to an arrest.
Van Wert police arrested 19-year-old Tristan Robert Wehner of 431 Burt St. on several felony charges including: sexual battery, extortion and evidence tampering.
Through the course of the investigation, it was discovered that Wehner was found to have a sexual relationship with a minor.
He then extorted her to continue the relationship.
The Van Wert City Police applied for a search warrant for Wehner’s cell phone.
Police say once Wehner was notified of the search warrant, he tried to delete any and all evidence off of the phone before turning it in.
The phone was examined and police say another victim was discovered.
Investigators say they found evidence that he also extorted this victim in the same manner.
Wehner was a football coach according to the Van Wert City Schools website.