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Worthington City Councilman Accused of Groping Juvenile Intern
WORTHINGTON (Ken Hines) -- A central Ohio city councilman accused of inappropriately touching a juvenile intern surrendered to police on Tuesday morning.
Worthington City Council member Joseph Davis faces a felony charge of gross sexual imposition. Davis has served on the city council since 2011.
Davis was arrested after Worthington police investigated a claim from a juvenile intern that the councilman groped her while she worked at his business.
Davis faces a maximum sentence of 18 months behind bars. He is expected to appear in court in the near future, according to a Worthington police media release.