Richwood
March 21, 2024

Richwood man, 36, allegedly gave pre-teen girls meth

 

By Mac Cordell, Marysville J-T Reporter

A Richwood man could be facing more than four decades in prison after allegedly giving meth to three children.

The Union County Grand Jury has indicted Matthew R. Wurtsbaugh, 36, of 56 E. Bomford St., charging him with three counts of corrupting another with drugs, three counts of endangering children and one count of discharge of a firearm on or near a prohibited premises.

Union County Prosecutor Dave Phillips called it “a very serious situation that could have had a very serious outcome.”

Phillips said that on Jan. 27, Wurtsbaugh was hanging out with three girls, all of them 12 years old at the time. The man gave the children what …

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