Cult leader charged with dozens of sex crimes against young girls spotted in Washington, troopers say
ABERDEEN, Wash. -- A cult leader accused of raping teenage girls has reportedly been spotted western Washington. 52-year-old Victor Barnard has been the target of a nationwide manhunt. In April, authorities said Barnard may have traveled to Washington from Minnesota, where he's charged with 59 felony counts of criminal sexual misconduct with two girls, ages 12 and 13. At that time, police said his last known whereabouts were Spokane.