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Attorney General DeWine Files Lawsuits to Close Three Internet Cafes Established After Moratorium

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed lawsuits against three internet cafes which failed to file affidavits of existence after a statewide moratorium went into effect in 2012.

4/30/2013

Ohio Unsolved Homicides: Chrishana Logan

As part of his Ohio Unsolved Homicides Initiative, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking Ohioans to look at the composite sketch of a man believed to have raped and murdered a teenager in Toledo in 2000.

4/30/2013

Attorney General DeWine, U.S. Attorney Stewart Announce 262 Month Sentence for Pill Mill Owner

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and U.S. Attorney Carter M. Stewart today announced that the former owner of a Chillicothe pain clinic will spend nearly 22 years in prison for his role in the operation of a pill mill.

4/29/2013

Attorney General DeWine, Senator Hughes Announce Violent Career Criminal Act

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Senator Jim Hughes (R-Columbus) today announced new legislation aimed at reducing the number of gun crimes in the state of Ohio. 

4/29/2013

Attorney General DeWine Files Suit Against American Heroes Alliance for Misappropriating Charitable Assets

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed suit against Rebecca Drobnick, her two children, Timothy and Mindy Drobnick, and American Heroes Alliance in a 21-count complaint against them for violations of Ohio’s Charitable Trust Act and Charitable Organizations Act.  The suit alleges that Drobnick failed to register a charitable trust with the State of Ohio, mislead donors who believed their contributions would help veterans and their families, and misappropriated more than $150,000 of charitable assets for personal purposes.

4/26/2013

Attorney General DeWine Seeks Consumer Restitution from Cleveland Roofer and Issues Warning

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed a lawsuit against Parma resident John Boyd, doing business as J & M Roofing & Contracting. The lawsuit charges Boyd with violating Ohio consumer laws by failing to deliver promised services and performing shoddy work. In light of the lawsuit, DeWine warned consumers to research home improvement contractors carefully. 

4/26/2013

Search Warrants Executed in Steubenville Rape Investigation

Search warrants were executed today in the Ohio Attorney General's ongoing investigation in connection with the Steubenville rape case.

4/25/2013

Attorney General DeWine Issues Statement on Internet Cafe Indictments

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued the following statement after a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted 11 people and eight companies, including VS2 Worldwide Communications, on charges related to illegal gambling and money laundering at internet cafes in Cuyahoga County:

4/19/2013

Attorney General DeWine Sends Training Video to All Ohio School Districts

Video entitled "School Shootings: How to be Aware, Prepare, and be a First Responder in a Crisis"

4/19/2013

Wanted Sex Offender: Eric Kesler

Eric Kesler, 28, last registered himself as living in Tiffin, Ohio, in January of this year.  The Seneca County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for his arrest Monday after finding that he failed to provide them with a change of address.

4/18/2013
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