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Indicted: Firefighter in Hot Water

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NORTH ROYALTON, OH (WOIO) - A North Royalton firefighter has been indicted for Possession of Illegal Drugs, Tampering with Evidence and Obstruction of Justice.

Investigators say during an emergency run in April, Richard Urich reportedly took some illegal drugs and then destroyed other evidence.

Two other EMT's who were with Urich reported him to their superiors.

After an internal and criminal investigation, Urich was placed on leave by the North Royalton Fire Department. A few weeks later he was fired.

 

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