Urbana man accused of pandering obscenity

George T. Chess

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George T. Chess

An Urbana man is scheduled to face a court hearing Friday after police arrested him on various charges, including importuning and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

Information from the Tri-County Jail shows George T. Chess, 49, of 468 Gwynne St. in Urbana, will face a hearing at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Champaign County Municipal Court. He will face charges that include pandering obscenity, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles and importuning.

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A report from the Urbana Police Division shows he was arrested Friday. He is being held in the Tri-County Jail.

The police report didn’t include a narrative detailing the charges. The Springfield News-Sun has requested more information and will update this story when it learns more.

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