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Attorney General DeWine Announces Indictment of Father on Felonious Assault, Endangering Children Charges

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and New Lexington Police Chief Scott Ervin announced today the indictment of a New Lexington father on charges of felonious assault and endangering children. 


Gallia County Man Arrested in Connection with Sexual Assault of Juvenile

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Gallia County Sheriff Joseph Browning announced today the arrest of a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile earlier this month. 


Ohioans Report Losing Money to Grant Scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to beware of scam calls offering government grants.


Ohio Attorney General’s Collections End FY 2014 with Largest Fiscal Year Collections Totals in Ohio History

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office ended Fiscal Year 2014 with the largest amount of debt collected ever.  The office announced today that it collected more than $471 million in debts owed to state and local government entities in the fiscal year, which ended on June 30, 2014.


Former Band Booster Club Treasurer Indicted for Theft

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Licking County Prosecutor Kenneth W. Oswalt announced today that a Licking County Grand Jury has indicted a Pataskala man for the improper use of approximately $67,000 meant for the Watkins Memorial High School Band.


Ohio Man Arrested in Connection with 1995 Murders of Wife, Daughter

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Wayne County Sheriff Travis Hutchinson announced today that a cooperative effort between state and local authorities and investigators from Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York has resulted in the arrest of an Ohio man on allegations that he murdered his wife and daughter in 1995.


Attorney General DeWine Announces Lawsuit in Nationwide Mortgage Rescue Fraud Sweep

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a Chicago-based mortgage rescue business — Credence Law Group Inc. — for taking money from consumers while making false promises about its ability to rescue them from foreclosure. The lawsuit is part of a nationwide sweep against fraudulent mortgage rescue services.


Attorney General DeWine Adds New Technology to Document Complex Crime Scenes

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that crime scene agents with the Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) have a new tool to assist in documenting complex crime scenes. 


Wanted Sex Offender: Robert Miller

 Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking the public for assistance in locating a convicted sexual predator who has been eluding authorities since 2012. 


Attorney General's Office, Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Serve Search Warrant at Local Business

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Lawrence County Sheriff Jeffery Lawless, and Lawrence County Prosecutor Brigham Anderson announced today that a local business is under investigation in connection with allegations of illegal gambling. 

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