Ohio cities sued for destruction of 911 calls

A disbarred lawyer is suing six cities for destroying audiotapes of 1990s police calls


By Randy Ludlow
The Columbus Dispatch

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ohio — Critics believe Edwin Davila finally has hit the public-records-lawsuit lottery.

The disbarred lawyer from Canton and another man have sued at least six Ohio cities alleging the illegal destruction of old public records -- in this case, police calls on old reel-to-reel audiotapes from the 1990s.

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