Firefighter Indicted on Sex Charges

By: Amy Bingham
By: Amy Bingham

A Barren County Grand Jury has indicted Jon Gott for sexual abuse first degree. The alleged incident involved a teen-ager and occurred in August 2001 at Barren River Lake State Resort Park. The class D felony is punishable by one to five years in prison.

Gott is accused of subjecting a female minor to sexual contact by forcible compulsion.

His attorney says Gott plans to plead not guilty at his arraignment and looks forward to telling his side of the story.


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