Miami County man pleads not guilty to soliciting sex from juvenile

Photo courtesy Miami Valley Jails
Photo courtesy Miami Valley Jails

A public defender entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of a Casstown man on a charge of compelling prostitution Thursday morning in Miami County Municipal Court.

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John Forsythe, 30, is accused of soliciting sex from an underage juvenile earlier this month.

Miami County Magistrate Gary Zuhl set bond at $100,000, 10 percent allowed.

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Zuhl said he set the high cash bond because he felt Forsythe is a “flight risk.”