On April 11th, Minnesota's Pine County Sheriff issued a nationwide warrant for Victor Barnard. The Washington State Patrol's Criminal Investigation Division has been assisting with the search.
Barnard has been charged with 59 felony counts of sexual misconduct involving two young girls and was last seen in the Spokane, Wash. area.
The charges against him were the results of a multi-year investigation by the PCSO while Barnard worked with a religious group in Minnesota.
Anyone who may have information as to the whereabouts of Victor Barnard, please call WSP Detective Ryan Spangler at (509) 227-6644 or the Pine County SO tip line at (320) 629-8342.