Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer
January 22, 2020
By Cory Shaffer
A Strongsville Catholic priest pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Cuyahoga County court to a 21-count indictment that charged him with possessing child pornography.
The Rev. Robert McWilliams, who is also charged with possessing child pornography in Geauga County, made his first court appearance since a grand jury last week handed up the indictment.
Common Pleas Court Judge Shannon Gallagher continued McWilliams’ original bond of 10 percent of $50,000.
McWilliams is also under a $150,000 bond that a Chardon Municipal Court judge set at his first appearance in that courtroom on Jan. 8. McWilliams will have to post that bond in order to be released from custody.
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