Cincinnati Catholic priest accused of rape asks for reduction in $5M cash bond due to COVID


December17, 2020

By Craig Cheatham

Geoff Drew: COVID has him ‘fearful for his life’

Geoff Drew, a Cincinnati Catholic priest charged with 9 counts of rape, is making a third attempt to lower his $5 million full cash bond.

The priest is accused of sexually assaulting a former altar boy from 1988 to 1991 when Drew was the music minister at St. Jude Parish in Green Township.

Drew has been held in the Hamilton County Justice Center since his arrest on Aug. 19, 2019.

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