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Williams County Track Coach; Lorain County Man Convicted in Sexual Assault Cases

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Special Prosecutions team secured guilty pleas in two separate sexual assault cases today. Both involved teenage victims.

5/13/2021

Age-Progression Image Released in Megan Lancaster Case

The Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Portsmouth Police Department today released an age-progression image of Megan Lancaster, a missing southern Ohio woman, and are seeking the public’s assistance with the case.

5/13/2021

'Civil Action for Deprivation of Constitutional Rights Amendment' Petition Rejected

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary language for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution titled, “Civil Action for Deprivation of Constitutional Rights Amendment.”

5/12/2021

U.S. District Court Agrees with AG Yost that Federal Tax Mandate is Unconstitutional

The U.S. District Court of Southern Ohio has ruled that the federal government cannot tie an unconstitutionally ambiguous condition to Ohio’s COVID-19 stimulus funding, vindicating the claim made by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.

5/12/2021

Human Trafficking Task Force Arrests Tuscarawas Man on Felony Charges

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the arrest of a Tuscarawas County man on felony charges following an investigation by the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force.

5/11/2021

Statement From Attorney General Yost on American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s ruling on utilization of American Rescue Plan Act funds:

5/10/2021

AG Yost: Stop Launch of Instagram Kids to Protect Children from Online Predators

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 43 of his colleagues are demanding that Facebook abandon its plan to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13 because it threatens their safety and well-being.

5/10/2021

AG Yost Investigation Leads to Indictment, Lawsuit Against Home Improvement Contractor

An investigation by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has resulted in an indictment and lawsuit against a Cincinnati home improvement contractor accused of failing to deliver services to Ohio homeowners.

5/10/2021

AG Yost Files Lawsuit Against Charity Director for Misuse of Funds

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit against the director of the now-defunct Pen Ohio for using the charity to enrich himself.

5/7/2021

AG Yost, Law Enforcement Officers Honor 809 Killed in the Line of Duty

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, members of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, and law enforcement officers from throughout the state gathered today for the 33rd annual Ohio Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony to honor the 809 Ohio officers who have died in the line of duty since 1823.

5/6/2021
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