Councilman still running despite sex crime

A Wise County city leader says he’s still running for re-election, despite peading guilty of a sex crime.

Aurora City Council member Cyrus Farver pled guilty recently to indecency with a child by sexual contact in Decatur. The Wise County Messenger says Farver filed for re-election to Ward III, where he has served for 12 years. In exchange for his guilty plea to the second degree felony, Farver received three years of deferred adjudication. He was sentenced to 240 hours of community service and must register as a sex offender

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