EX-PROFESSOR CONVICTED OF ORMOND CHILD SEX CRIME GRANTED RELEASE

September 14, 2019
Frank Fernandez
News-Journal

Former ERAU Professor Mark Fugler will be free while his case is appealed and Volusia Sheriff Mike Chitwood is outraged at the judge’s decision.
DAYTONA BEACH — A former Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual misconduct with a child was set free by a judge while the ex-educator appeals his sentence.
The decision by Senior Judge R. Michael Hutcheson to release Mark Fugler outraged Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood, who posted several critical tweets Friday.
“You have a 7-year-old victim whose childhood was stolen