Wanted for Rape of a Child
Pierce County Sheriff's detectives need your help to locate child-rape suspect Michael Gary Barber, 58. A felony warrant has been issued for his arrest for failure to appear on the following charges:
Rape of a child in the second degree (2 counts)
Rape in the first degree
Kidnapping in the first degree
In 2021, Barber was arrested and charged for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in a park near her home. He threatened to kill the victim if she told anyone.
Barber was released on $250,000 bail and failed to appear at his most recent hearing.
Barber is described as a white male, 58, 5'10" and 215 lbs. He is bald and has blue eyes.