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Attorney General DeWine, Lima Police Chief Martin, and Allen County Sheriff Crish Announce Grant Money to Combat Heroin Epidemic

Attorney General Mike DeWine, Lima Police Chief Kevin Martin, and Allen County Sheriff Samuel Crish announced today an aggressive plan to try to stop the fast flow of heroin along I-75 through Allen County. Grant money from the Ohio Attorney General’s Safe Neighborhoods Initiative will fund two investigators for two years in both the Lima Police Department and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.  


Ohio Attorney General DeWine Announces Formation of Overdose Prevention Task Force

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the formation of a new task force to address issues regarding the real-time reporting of drug overdose deaths in Ohio.


Attorney General DeWine Announces Lawsuit Against Home Improvement Contractor

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a St. Clairsville home improvement contractor accused of failing to deliver promised services and performing shoddy work.


Attorney General DeWine Reminds Residents to Dispose of Unneeded Prescription Drugs Tomorrow

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is reminding Ohioans to take advantage of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which will take place across the country on Saturday.


Attorney General DeWine Announces $2 Million Share in Shire Pharmaceuticals Settlement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio's share in a settlement to resolve allegations against a Pennsylvania based pharmaceutical company exceeds $2 million.


Couple Pleads Guilty in Storm-Chasing Roof Repair Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the husband and wife owners of All Seasons of Kentucky Inc. have entered guilty pleas for running a scam that cost 35 victims more than $140,000.


Ohio Attorney General's Office Statement on Greene County Grand Jury

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today released the following statement regarding the conclusion of the grand jury hearing evidence in the officer-involved shooting death of John Crawford III


Wanted Sex Offender: Troy Peters

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for assistance from the public in locating a sexual predator who is wanted for failing to properly register his address.


Attorney General DeWine's Sexual Assault Kit Testing Initiative Exceeds Year Two Goal

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that forensic scientists working to test rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies as part of the Attorney General's Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Testing Initiative have exceeded the goal to test 3,000 kits during the second year of the initiative. 


Ohio Woman Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Reckless Homicide Following Overdose Death

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Clinton County Sheriff Ralph Fizer Jr., and Clinton County Prosecutor Richard W. Moyer announced today that a Wilmington woman is facing 13 charges, including involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide, after she allegedly sold drugs to a person who later died of an overdose.

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