Franklin man sentenced for sexually assaulting child

Joseph Plummer mugshot/Warren County Prosecutor's Office

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) —  A Franklin man will spend four years behind bars for sexually assaulting a child.

A Warren County judge sentenced 37-year-old Joseph Plummer to 48 months in prison. The judge found Plummer guilty on two counts of gross sexual imposition, which are third degree both felonies.

Prosecutors say Plummer sexually assaulted a child under the age of 13 on more than one occasion from June of 2013 to December of 2015.

The abuse happened while the child was sleeping.

Authorities say Plummer will be required to register as a sex offender once he’s released from prison. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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