FEDERAL INVESTIGATION: Who is Joey Williams?

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Former Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams was indicted on federal corruption charges today, according to court documents.

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Former Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams was indicted on federal corruption charges today, according to court documents.

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Williams is a Dayton native who served on the Dayton School Board and Dayton City Commission. An executive with KeyBank, Williams abruptly resigned his seat on the city commission in February 2018, shortly after winning election in November 2017.

Williams said his new job as KeyBank Dayton market president required a lot of travel and time, and he felt he could not effectively keep up with his commission work.

Darryl Fairchild was elected to fill Williams’ seat.

Williams was elected to five terms and was the second longest serving member in commission history.

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Kate Bartley attempts to interview Joey Williams as he leaves the courthouse.

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Job: Dayton market president, KeyBank

Hometown: Dayton

Education: Central State University bachelor's; Ohio State University master's

Political ties: served on the Dayton City Commission from 2002 until his abrupt resignation in February 2018. Williams also served eight years on the Dayton School Board.

Property holdings: 1229 Sunnyview Ave., a 3,600-square-foot, 4-bedroom home in Dayton that is valued at $173,660.

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