MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va.- A West Virginia man is in custody after putting his two children in a dryer, shutting the door and taking videos of them, approvals said Thursday.
A criminal complaint in Marshall County Magistrate Court said 24 -year-old Ryan James Barr of Moundsville was charged with child neglect creating danger of injury.
Sheriff’s Deputy Travis Morando said representatives were called after someone experienced videos posted by Barr on Snapchat last week. In one of them, a young girl is screaming after she used placed in a dryer and the door was shut, in accordance with the sheriff.
In the other video, he said, a young boy is put in the dryer, which is now being turned on for a short period. The objection said Barr then ogled through the window of the dryer so he could see the boy spinning.
The complaint said the child’s mother was in the shower at the time.
Morando said Barr told him his daughter was always climbing in the dryer and that his son was put in the dryer ” because he attempted to educate him not to be scared, ” according to the complaint.
Barr was booked into the Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville on Tuesday. He remained in custody Thursday on $50,000 bond.
Jail enters didn’t be notified whether he has an attorney.