Harveysburg mayor pleads not guilty of sex charge

Richard Verga charged in Warren County. (Photo/Warren County Sheriff's Office)
Richard Verga charged in Warren County. (Photo/Warren County Sheriff's Office)

HARVEYSBURG, Ohio (WDTN) – Harveysburg Mayor Richard Verga pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual imposition Thursday in Warren County Municipal Court.

A fiscal officer filed a complaint claiming Verga touched her inappropriately during a village council meeting in April.

Verga was ordered to stay away from the complainant. He was released on his own recognizance.

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