Facebook Wedding Pics Lead To Polygamy Bust 3-18-2011 - WNEM TV 5

Facebook Wedding Pics Lead To Polygamy Bust 3-18-2011

MUSKEGON, Mich.A West Michigan man faces a polygamy charge after a wife he left in Rhode Island saw wedding photos with another woman on Facebook.
A preliminary examination for Richard Barton Jr. is scheduled for March 31 in Muskegon District Court. The 34-year-old was arraigned Thursday.
The Grand Rapids Press reported that the Rhode Island woman became suspicious when she was deleted from Barton's Facebook page.
She later and found wedding photos with a Grand Rapids woman on Facebook pages of Barton's friends and family.
The newspaper said Barton married the Grand Rapids woman in July.
He and the Rhode Island woman married in 2004 and had discussed divorce but never acted on it.
Defense attorney Joseph Fisher declined to comment Friday on the case.
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