Cleveland priest arrested on child porn charges bonds out of jail

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Father Robert McWilliams bonded out of jail Thursday, after a judge reduced his bond on child pornography charges last week.

McWilliams faces multiple charges, including three counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance.

McWilliams paid $5,000 to be released from the Cuyahoga County Jail. That was 10% of his bond.

Cuyahoga County prosecutors objected to the bond reduction.

McWilliams has entered a not guilty plea on the Cuyahoga County charges.

He was arrested December 5 at St. Joseph Parish in Strongsville, Ohio.

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