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Wapakoneta Mayor Charged with Corruption

An Auglaize County grand jury has indicted Wapakoneta Mayor Thomas Stinebaugh on public corruption charges related to business dealings that he conducted while in his elected position, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

7/23/2021

Statement from AG Yost on Land of Illusion Adventure Park Incident

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding the death of 14-year-old Mykiara Jones that occurred on Tuesday evening in Madison Township, Butler County at Land of Illusion Adventure Park:

7/23/2021

Statement from AG Yost on Passage of the VOCA Fix Act

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the Victims of Crime Act Fix by the U.S. Senate:

7/21/2021

AG Yost Inks a $26B Deal with Major Drug Companies that Fueled Opioid Epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a historic $26 billion nationwide agreement with the three largest distributors of opioids and Johnson & Johnson for their roles in the far-reaching and devastating opioid epidemic.

7/21/2021

Hocking County Man Sentenced for Murder

A Hocking County man was sentenced to prison for the 2020 murder and dismemberment of a friend he had been staying with, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

7/14/2021

Mass Polluter Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

A local waste hauler who created significant environmental hazards on his properties by illegally dumping acres of trash has been sentenced to four years in prison, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today. 

7/13/2021

BCI Investigations of Officer-Involved Shootings Submitted to Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has referred two Central Ohio investigations regarding two fatal officer-involved critical incidents to the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney.
 

7/7/2021

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