Two Sex Crimes Cases Underway in Williams County
By: Sheila McCrea - Thursday, December 2, 2021

BRYAN, OH - A Montpelier, Ohio man, accused of rape and a Bryan, Ohio man accused of crimes involving children both plead not guilty to all charges against them.

Officials in Williams County say Phillip Deck, age 54 of Montpelier, now has a final pretrial conference set for 1 p.m. on January 6th of the new year. Deck remains held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on $100,000 dollars bond.

Prosecutors also say Hugh Tawney, age 75 of Bryan, is accused for the illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material. He sees the court again in mid-January. Tawney was released on a personal recognizance bond.


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