Former Avon Fire Chief Arrested on Sex Charges

Courtesy Avon Fire Department

(AVON) The Avon Police Department arrested Frank Root, Jr. on a charge of pandering sexual oriented material involving a minor, a felony of the 4th degree. Avon Police Department began the investigation into Root after a complaint was forwarded from the Lorain County Prosecutors Office in July of this year.

Root turned himself into the Avon Police Department where he was served with his charge, booked and fingerprinted. Root was transported to Avon Lake Municipal Court for arraignment and bond hearing.

Root served as the Avon Fire Chief from February 1990 until his retirement in February of 2006. His son, Frank Root III, is currently the Avon Fire Chief

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