Fayetteville athletic director arrested

  • Fayetteville school district athletic director was arrested due to suspicion of stalking a kid online. 

    Reports suggest that Barry Gebhart, 50, went to meet a 14-year-old girl at the Pinnacle Hill Mall in Rogers. There was no actual teenage girl involved and this was all a part of a sting operation on him. 

    Investigations are ongoing and Gebhart has been placed on paid administrative leave for the time being. 

    School superintendent Vicki Thomas has sent a letter to parents and asked potential victims to come forward. 

    Gebhart is scheduled to be brought before court on Dec. 2. 

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