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Twenty-Six Arrested in Connection with Drug Trafficking Investigation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, Gallia County Sheriff Joseph Browning, Gallipolis Police Chief Clinton Patterson, Middleport Police Chief Bruce Swift, Meigs County Prosecutor Colleen Williams, and Gallia County Prosecutor Jeff Adkins announced today that 26 individuals have been arrested following a drug trafficking investigation in southeast Ohio.


Man Sentenced to Eight Years for Trafficking Heroin

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Brown County Prosecuting Attorney Jessica Little announced today that an Ohio man has been sentenced to serve eight years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of Trafficking in Heroin.


Attorney General DeWine Announces New Help for Number One Ohio Consumer Complaint: Motor Vehicles

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today a new tool to help consumers buy used cars.  The Attorney General’s Used Car Buyer Checklist covers purchasing, maintenance, and contract issues.   


Attorney General DeWine, Reps. Dovilla and Blair Push for Harsher Penalties for Identity Thieves Who Target Active-Duty Military Families

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Terry Blair (R-Washington Township) today pushed for harsher penalties against scammers who commit identity fraud and other theft crimes against active-duty service members and their spouses.


Ohio Attorney General DeWine Announces Settlement in Drug Pricing Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his office has reached an $18.325 million dollar settlement in a lawsuit brought against McKesson Corporation for an alleged scheme to inflate the price of drugs prescribed for beneficiaries of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS Ohio), and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC).


Attorney General DeWine Certifies Petition for ‘The Ohio Voters Bill of Rights’

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified the petition for the proposed Ohio Voters Bill of Rights amendment to the Ohio Constitution.


Wanted Sex Offender: Emmanuel Johnson

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is alerting the public about a sex offender who has failed to register his address with authorities as required by law.


Attorney General DeWine Announces More than 3,000 Sexual Assault Kits Tested by BCI

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that forensic scientists with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) have now tested more than 3,000 previously untested rape kits as part of the Attorney General's Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Testing Initiative.


Attorney General DeWine Announces Seven Indicted in Scam; New Scam Prevention Efforts Announced For Ohio Seniors

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced indictments in connection with an organized scam that targeted elderly victims in Ohio, along with new scam prevention efforts to protect Ohio seniors during National Consumer Protection Week. 


More than 100 Charges Filed in Connection to Cellphone Store Break-ins in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that six adults and two juveniles are now facing felony charges for what investigators believe are at least 61 related cellphone store break-ins in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. 

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