Police arrest former Avon Fire Chief for pandering sexual oriented material involving a minor

Police arrest former Avon Fire Chief for pandering sexual oriented material involving a minor
Police arrest former Avon Fire Chief for pandering sexual oriented material involving a minor (Source: Avon Police Department)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - On Tuesday, Oct. 22 Frank Root Jr. was arrested with a charge of Pandering Sexual Oriented Material Involving a Minor a Felony of the fourth degree.

According to Avon Police, they began investigating after a complaint was made in July of this year.

Root turned himself in and was transported to Avon Lake Municipal Court for arraignment and bond hearing.

He served as Avon Fire Chief from February 1990 until his retirement in February of 2006.

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