Councilman Arrested On Dozens Of Sex Charges

63-year-old Phillip Garcia

CONNEAUT - A Conneaut City Councilman has been arrested on over 2-dozen sex charges.

63-year old Phillip Garcia was arrested Tuesday night by Ashtabula County Sheriff's deputies.

Garcia faces a total of 26 counts including rape, compelling prostitution, unlawful sexual contact with a minor and corruption of a minor.

Ashtabula County Sheriff Bill Johnson says they'd been investigating Garcia for two to three months. 

He's currently behind bars in the county jail.

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(image courtesy Ashtabula County Sheriffs Office/Twitter)


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