Ex-GOP county chair charged in 3 states with child molestation
Gotta watch out for those “family values” folks.
The former chairman of the Cobb County Republican Party was arrested Friday morning and charged with child molestation, according to police.
Joseph Russell Dendy, 71, was arrested at his West Cobb home and charged with aggravated child molestation and child molestation, both felonies. He was being held at the Cobb jail without bond Saturday.
Later Friday, an additional charge was added: fugitive. Dendy is also wanted by the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office in Michigan, as well as the Laurens Police Department in South Carolina on additional sexual abuse allegations, Sgt. Dana Pierce with Cobb police said late Friday.