Bond set at $50,000 for Strongsville priest

(Cleveland) - A Catholic priest from the Cleveland suburb of Strongsville was arraigned this morning on child pornography charges.

Rev Robert McWilliams. appeared before Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Sherrie Miday via video from the county jail. He's accused of possessing, receiving, and sending child pornography.

Judge Miday set bond at $50,000. If McWilliams is able to able to post bail he will have to wear an ankle bracelet monitor.

His case is now being turned over the grand jury, which will decide if the reverend should be indicted.

McWilliams was arrested on Thursday, after state agents raided his office at St. Joseph Church, confiscating a cellphone, and other electronic devices.

McWilliams is currently on administrative leave.

(Photos by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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