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Former Knox County Deputy Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Alzheimer's Victim He Was Designated to Protect

A former Knox County sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty today on six felony charges related to theft from an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

5/2/2023

Mahoning County Inmate Sentenced in Jail Rape

A former inmate of the Mahoning County jail pleaded guilty and was sentenced to prison today for raping a deputy, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

5/1/2023

AG Yost Honors Canton Student Finalists in ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program Aimed at Reducing Youth Violence

STEAMM Middle School student Zabree Virola wants to stop youth violence, and she has a solution she thinks can help.

4/28/2023

AG Yost Honors Zanesville Student Finalists in ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program Aimed at Reducing Youth Violence

Zanesville Middle School student Evan Woerner is fearful of peer pressure making him do something that might affect him for the rest of his life.

4/27/2023

AG Yost’s Statement Regarding Stay of Unconstitutional Columbus Gun Ordinances

Following Delaware County Common Pleas Judge David M. Gromley’s ruling today prohibiting the city of Columbus from enforcing ordinances outlawing certain firearm magazines and implementing gun-storage restrictions, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement:

4/25/2023

AG Yost Launches Initiative to Help Communities Expose Dumpers Who Trash Ohio

On the eve of the global observance of Earth Day, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and his Environmental Enforcement team unveiled a $1.1 million initiative to help communities statewide crack down on polluters who use their backyard – or someone else’s property – as an enormous garbage can.

4/21/2023

AG Yost Files Amicus Brief Supporting States’ Power to Remove County Prosecutors Who Fail to Enforce Laws

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading a coalition of 15 attorneys general in urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit to affirm states’ authority to remove local prosecutors who refuse to put the law ahead of their personal politics.

4/19/2023

AG Yost Releases Investigative Documents in Jayland Walker Case

After more than a week of testimony and evidence, a Summit County grand jury today declined to indict eight law enforcement officers from the Akron Police Department in the death last year of Jayland Walker, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

4/17/2023

Toledo Financial Managers Indicted in $72 Million Investment Scheme

The managers of a Lucas County investment firm have been indicted on multiple felonies in a decade-long scheme to deceive and defraud investors, cheating at least 200 clients out of $72 million, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Ohio Department of Commerce Director Sherry Maxfield announced today.

4/11/2023

AG Yost Sues Sham Charity for Illegally Pocketing Donations Intended for East Palestine Residents

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a phony charity that falsely claimed to be collecting donations to benefit residents of East Palestine following the Norfolk Southern train derailment.

4/11/2023
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