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Three Toledoans Criminally Charged in Tire-Dumping Scheme

A Lucas County grand jury has indicted two Toledo residents in an illegal tire-dumping operation involving thousands of scrap tires, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

8/22/2023

Petition Summary Rejected for Omissions and Misstatements

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the petition summary of a proposed constitutional amendment – titled “Protecting Ohioans’ Constitutional Rights” – that seeks to add a Section 22 to Article I of the Ohio Constitution repealing constitutional immunities in cases alleging civil rights violations by governmental units and public employees.

8/18/2023

AG Yost Secures the Last Judgments in Massive Texas-Based Robocall Scheme

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced judgments with the final defendants in a massive robocall operation that bombarded Americans with illegal calls, including an alleged 69 million in Ohio.

8/17/2023

Appeals Court Upholds Ohio Law in a Victory for Firearms Uniformity

In a win for the state of Ohio, the Tenth District Court of Appeals has upheld state law on firearms uniformity, overturning a preliminary injunction granted nine months ago to the city of Columbus, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

8/16/2023

AG Yost Issues Statement on the Passing of Chuck Calvert

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on the passing of former state Rep. Chuck Calvert:

8/11/2023

AG Yost Makes East Palestine Food Bank Whole After Settlement With Founder of Phony Charity

After finding previously unreported funds, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced settlements with one of the phony charity’s founders and its fundraiser that will direct all of the money raised on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley to the organization, as intended.

8/10/2023

AG Yost Sues Construction Company for Unethical Business Practices

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a northeast Ohio construction company and its owners accused of pocketing more than $289,000 in consumers’ money while failing to complete construction projects, as well as engaging in other unacceptable behavior.

8/10/2023

Cold Case Serial Offender Sentenced to Life in Prison

A serial offender who evaded law enforcement for three decades has been sentenced to life in prison and finally brought to justice, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Franklin County Sheriff Dallas Baldwin and Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp announced today.
 

8/9/2023

Attorney General Yost Takes Action Against Another Used-Car Dealership for Odometer-Tampering

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is spearheading legal action against a Columbus used-car dealership, Uncle B Auto, and its owner, Bethrand Ekeanyanwu, following allegations of odometer-tampering and deceptive practices.

8/9/2023

Statement from AG Yost on Guernsey County Rape Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement on the not guilty verdict returned in the Joshua Sills rape case in Guernsey County.

8/4/2023
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