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Columbus School Teacher Arrested by Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Columbus Division of Police Chief Elaine Bryant today announced the arrest of a Columbus City Schools Northland High School teacher by the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force.


Attorney General Yost Issues Warning: Illegal Cannabis Products Impersonating Major Snack Brands

Attorney General Dave Yost is warning Ohioans about illegal and dangerous cannabis edibles and hemp derivatives that are packaged to look like well-known brands of snack foods and candy.


Attorney General Yost Files Suit to Stop Federal Funding of Abortions

A federal rule change allowing for taxpayer dollars to be used to encourage and support abortions has prompted Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost to sue the Biden administration, and 11 other states have joined his fight.


Investigative Files Published After No-Bill in Vincent Belmonte Case

A Cuyahoga County grand jury has declined to indict a law enforcement officer in the death of Vincent Belmonte and, to be as transparent as possible, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost published the complete investigation files on the web, available for anyone to see.


Traffic Safety Grants To Fund Officer Training

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


Eight Face Charges for Stealing Deer Meat, Illegally Poaching Ohio White-tailed Deer

In the wake of a joint investigation by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, eight people have been indicted by a Gallia County grand jury on multiple felony charges of poaching white-tailed deer and stealing meat from hunters.


Arrest Made Following Indictment in 1995 Cold Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Washington County Sheriff Larry R. Mincks Sr. today announced the indictment and arrest of a Waterford, Ohio, man for his role in the 1995 homicides of Kimberly Fulton and her 17-month-old son, Daniel.


Attorney General Yost Honors the Best of Ohio Law Enforcement at 2021 Conference

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today recognized the significant contributions of numerous public safety officers and one civilian as part of his annual Law Enforcement Conference.


AG Yost Opposes Federal Policy Intrusive to Private Bank Information

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 19 other state attorneys general, have sent a letter to the U.S. Treasury Department in opposition to a new federal policy that would provide the federal government with access to nearly every American’s bank account and financial transaction information.


Indictment Accuses Man of Running Illegal Funeral Business

A Lucas County grand jury has indicted Shawnte Hardin on 37 charges related to providing funeral services without a license.

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