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Former Avon fire chief charged with public indecency to appear in court

Posted at 8:18 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 11:14:57-04

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Avon’s former fire chief, Frank Root Jr., who was indicted last year for pandering obscenity involving a minor, and now facing a public indecency charge, is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

His personal bond was continued and his pretrial hearing has been scheduled for Nov. 5 in Avon Lake Municipal Court.

Last year, Root Jr. turned himself in to police after being formally indicted on a charge of pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor or impaired person and pandering obscenity involving a minor or impaired person, according to court records.


Former Avon Fire Chief formally indicted for pandering obscenity

Former Avon Fire Chief charged with pandering obscenity

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