Mount Gilead man indicted on rape, sexual battery charges


Staff report



A Mount Gilead man has been indicted on three sexually oriented felonies in Paulding County.

Richard Banks, 38, will face a jury trial on May 23 in the Northwestern Ohio county. Banks has been charged with first degree felony rape; third degree felony sexual battery and second degree felony illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance.

Banks’ last registered address is in Mount Gilead and has a pre-trial hearing set for April 19.

Staff report