DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man seeking a seat on the Miami Township Board of Trustees is accused of using the internet to try and meet up with an underage person.
A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Dale Bennett Friday. His is charged with disseminating matter harmful to a juvenile.
Prosecutors say Bennett thought he was holding an internet chat with an underaged person. They say he was actually talking to a police officer conducting an undercover sting operation.
The Montgomery County Board of Elections confirms that Bennett is a certified candidate for Miami Township Trustee. He is currently a candidate against incumbent Doug Barry.
Bennett is scheduled into court September 17.