After a 2-day trial in Brooke County surrounding sexual assault allegations. a guilty verdict was pronounced in court on Tuesday.
Nick Varlas, of Follansbee, has been found guilty of sexual assault in the 2nd degree and attempted sexual abuse.
This is Varlas’ second trial. After he was found guilty during the first trial 4 years ago, he appealed the conviction in 2016 on the count that the court erred, excluding evidence critical to his defense.
Varlas will be sentenced in the next couple of weeks.