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Caretaker who Stole from Mother to Buy Farm Indicted on Theft, Forgery Charges

A Knox County couple has been indicted on theft charges after an investigation by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s office found they stole close to $750,000 from a relative’s estate over several years.


Marion County Judge, Wife Convicted in Hit-and-Run

A Marion County Common Pleas judge and his wife have been found guilty of multiple felony charges stemming from a June 2020 hit-and-run that injured a 19-year-old man, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Preble County Man Sentenced for Attempted Child Rape

A Preble County man was sentenced to prison yesterday as a sexually violent predator for his crimes against a victim under the age of 10, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Files in the Supreme Court to Stop Federal Funding of Abortions

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 18 other states have filed a joint motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to stop President Biden from blocking the Supreme Court from deciding whether federal money can be used to fund abortion.


Attorney General Yost's statement on VOCA Funding Bill

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on the introduction of the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 to the U.S. House and Senate:


AG Yost Reminds Parents How to Protect Children from Identity Theft

In an effort to curb identity theft of children, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is advising parents to proactively place a freeze on their child’s credit report.


AG Yost Part of Multistate Settlement to Shut Down Massive Illegal Robocall Operation

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 38 other states, is shutting down an illegal robocall outfit that used veterans, children and first responders to deceptively solicit $110 million in donations.


Individuals Responsible for 1974 Reynoldsburg Murder Identified

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Reynoldsburg Division of Police Chief Curtis Baker today announced that forensic testing has solved the 1974 killing of a 15-year-old girl.


AG Yost Files Court Action to Protect Youth at Ashland-Area Treatment Facility After Claims of Illegal Restraint of Children

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) to remove owners of the Mohican Young Star Academy from operating the facility for improperly restraining youth being treated for mental health issues.


AG Yost Applauds Prioritization of Peace Officers for COVID-19 Vaccine

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost applauded the addition of peace officers in Ohio’s prioritized list for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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