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Wood County man indicted for alleged child sex crimes

Charles Griffith, 44, was indicted on 10 counts of sexual battery and one count of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

WOOD COUNTY, Ohio — A Wood County grand jury on Thursday indicted a man on charges of sexual battery involving a 16-year-old girl.

Charles Griffith, 44, of Luckey, was indicted on ten counts of sexual battery and one count of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

According to Perrysburg Municipal Court Records, Griffith is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with the minor, who is known to him, and inappropriately touching her.

The accuser told investigators on April 30 that Griffith started to sexually touch her “about a year ago” and had most recently done so “about a month ago.” She also told investigators Griffith had sexually touched her “more than five” times.

Griffith is being held in the Wood County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

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