Former Ohio State Fair choir staff member arrested on child sex charges

Man, 26, accused of soliciting nude pictures and sex acts from juveniles in exchange for membership in the State Fair choir dating back to 2011.
MCT Regional News
Jul 22, 2013

A former St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus choir director and former Ohio State Fair choir staff member has been arrested on child sex charges, the Columbus Dispatch reported today.

Zachary R. Ruppel, 26, was charged Sunday by Columbus police for soliciting nude pictures and sex acts from DeSales students and other juveniles in exchange for membership in the State Fair choir dating back to 2011. Choir directors across the state recommend students for membership in the state fair choir.

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