Conviction upheld for Bedford Muni Court Judge sentenced for having sex with prostitutes

Conviction upheld for Bedford Muni Court Judge sentenced for having sex with prostitutes

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Bedford Municipal Court Judge had his sex for hire conviction upheld.

The state of Ohio agreed with the conviction of Judge Harry Jacob III. The judge was found guilty in September of five misdemeanor charges and sentenced to 60 days in jail and six months house arrest.

Judge Harry Jacob III had a bench trial in front of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Brian Corrigan.

Jacob was accused of soliciting sex from at least three prostitutes. Prosecutors said he also supervised and induced the activities of at least two women who were engaging in sex for hire.

Some of the judge's most serious criminal charges against him were dismissed.

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