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Traffic Safety Grants Awarded to Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) has received two grants totaling $280,000 to provide training for law enforcement officers on topics including identifying impaired drivers and investigating traffic collisions. 

10/31/2019

AG Yost Sues Former Columbus Car Dealership Accused of Title Problems

Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a consumer protection lawsuit against a former used car dealership and its owner who failed to deliver vehicle titles to customers in central Ohio.  

10/31/2019

Statement From AG Yost Regarding Sandusky County Prosecutor

The following statement may be attributed to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost regarding an anticipated plea agreement following a Bureau of Criminal Investigation inquiry into Sandusky County Prosecutor Tim Braun.

10/29/2019

AG Urges Denial for Cop Killer’s Parole

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today submitted a letter to the Ohio Parole Board, urging the rejection of a parole request by Anthony Wayne McIntosh, who murdered Morrow Police Officer Jeffrey Phegley in 1987.

10/29/2019

AG Yost Sends $1.3 Million to Local Drug Abuse Response Teams

New grant awards are being put to use by hometown Ohio teams that connect survivors of opioid addiction to treatment and recovery.

10/28/2019

AG Yost Announces $10 Million in Grants for School Safety Initiatives

Ohio’s schools can now apply for their share of $10 million in school safety grants awarded by Attorney General Dave Yost’s office for the 2019-20 school year.

10/24/2019

AG Yost Announces $700 Million Multistate Settlement with Drug Distributor Reckitt Benckiser

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a $700 million multistate settlement with the drug distributor Reckitt Benckiser Group, with Ohio receiving $39.4 million under the deal.  

10/23/2019

Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy Executive Director Appointed

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that Dwight A. Holcomb will serve as executive director of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).

10/23/2019

Hillsboro Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Dumping Hundreds of Scrap Tires

A Hillsboro man who illegally dumped hundreds of scrap tires in Highland County will spend the next four years in prison, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

10/21/2019

Columbiana County Grand Jury Indicts Man for 2012 Cold Case Homicide

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost partnered with the Columbiana County Prosecutor’s Office to solve a 2012 cold case homicide. A Columbiana County grand jury indicted Kevin Kirby, 44, last week for his role in the murder of Melinda Todd and the attempted murder of her 5-year-old grandson, Cole Reed.

10/21/2019
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