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Urbana Man Sentenced to 25 Years to Life for Grisly Murder of 87-Year-Old

An Urbana man is headed to prison for the brutal murder of an 87-year-old in 2011, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Task Force Searches Massage Parlor Suspected of Illegal Activity

The Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force and the Broadview Heights Police Department recently raided a massage parlor suspected of running a sex-for-pay operation, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Statement from AG Yost on Court’s Decision to Uphold Request to Freeze Randazzo’s Assets

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on today’s ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court in State ex rel. Yost v. First Energy Corp., which allows the state to freeze the assets of Sam Randazzo, former chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio:


Man Indicted in Coshocton County for Gift-Card Counterfeiting Scheme

A Chinese man who entered the country illegally four months ago has been indicted by a Coshocton County grand jury on 309 felony charges related to a gift-card counterfeiting scheme, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Logan Man Gets 20½ Years to Life in Prison for Rape, Sexual Abuse of Minor

A Hocking County man was sentenced this morning to 20½ years to life in prison for the rape and sexual abuse of his fiancée’s 12-year-old daughter, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced.


Human Trafficking Ringleader Gets 14 Years Behind Bars

The leader of a human trafficking ring that operated in central Ohio has been sentenced to 14 years in prison, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


OOCIC Drug Interdiction Task Forces Seize More Than $63 Million in Narcotics in 2023

The law enforcement task forces organized under the Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission (OOCIC) confiscated more than $63 million in illegal drugs in 2023, including notable increases in cocaine and psilocybin mushrooms, Ohio Attorney General Yost announced today.


Petition Summary Rejected Due to Omissions and Misstatements

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the petition summary of a proposed constitutional amendment, titled “Secure and Fair Elections,” that seeks to amend Article V and Sections 1, 2 and 6 of the Ohio Constitution.


Authorities Seek Help Identifying Cuyahoga John Doe

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson are seeking assistance to identify a man whose body was found Nov. 14 on the CSX train tracks just west of the Tiedeman Road overpass in Brooklyn, Ohio.


Parental Notification by Social Media Operators Act Takes Effect in January

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is making the public aware of a new state law giving parents oversight of their children’s use of social media websites as well as online services and products aimed at children.

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