Man faces 30 counts of pandering obscenity


A Springfield man was indicted Monday on 30 counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor.

Jeffrey A. Murray, 48, of 55 Northern Ave., Apt. 4, was arrested in April after a nearly two-year investigation by Springfield Police Division officers that started from a tip from a confidential informant.

That person said Murray had several photos and videos involving young boys engaged in sex acts. Several items were removed from Murray’s apartment after a search warrant in 2011.

He said he was not responsible for the images and said he let someone staying with him use the computer.

The Clark County Grand Jury also returned the following indictments:

Ronald S. McIlroy, 39, 769 N. Florence St., two counts of trafficking in heroin.

John G. Engle, 43, 3255 Lower Valley Pike, felonious assault.

Destiny M. Wright, 19, Dayton, theft.

Michelle R. Ramey, 39, 327 W. Grand Ave., obstructing justice.

Jamie L. Back, 33, 3267 Lower Valley Pike, vandalism and breaking and entering.

Kelly Wallace, 30, 803 W. Columbia St., receiving stolen property.

David L. Stiltner Jr., 34, Portsmouth, Ohio, receiving stolen property.


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