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AG Yost Secures Indictment in High-Profile Poaching Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, on behalf of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, announced the indictment of a Wilmington man accused of poaching an 18-point antlered white-tailed deer.

5/10/2024

Yost, Other AGs Reach $10.25 Million in Settlements With Wireless Giants Over Deceptive Ads

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced $10.25 million in three multistate settlements with the largest wireless carriers in the United States to resolve the 50 attorneys general investigations into deceptive and misleading advertising practices.

5/9/2024

AG Yost Commends Springfield Students for Thoughtful Reflections on Youth Violence

Youth violence has become a growing societal problem that demands prompt attention and effective solutions. The way Springfield middle-schooler Adolfo Cruz Jr. sees it, there’s one obvious place to start.

5/9/2024

AG Yost Opens Investigation into the Actions of the Teachers Retirement Board

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has launched an investigation into concerns about the State Teachers Retirement System’s susceptibility to a hostile takeover by private interests.

5/9/2024

AG Yost Commends Zanesville Students for Thoughtful Reflections on Youth Violence

Levi Knott, a student at Zanesville Middle School, doesn’t mince words when addressing the problem of peer bullying.

5/8/2024

Yost Testifies to Help Human Trafficking Victims Expunge Their Criminal Records: Office Also Launches ‘HT 101’ Guide to Aid Communities

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost testified before the House Criminal Justice Committee this afternoon in support of legislation that would expand the eligibility of human trafficking survivors to have their criminal records expunged.

5/7/2024

Six Indicted in Columbus Trafficking, Drug Ring: Two of the Suspects Remain at Large

Six members of a Linden-area human trafficking and narcotics ring are facing dozens of felony charges following an investigation by the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

5/7/2024

AG Yost Highlights Dangerous Trends on National Fentanyl Awareness Day

On a day set aside to raise awareness nationally about fentanyl-related overdose deaths, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost released data from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s laboratory highlighting the ongoing prevalence of the synthetic opioid in Ohio.
 

5/7/2024

Magistrate Recommends $19.8 Million Penalty for Asbestos Violations at Troubled Columbus Apartment Complex

In response to arguments by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, a Franklin County Magistrate recommended a $19,840,000 civil penalty against the owners and property manager of an affordable housing apartment complex for violating Ohio’s asbestos regulations, including exposing workers to asbestos danger without their knowledge.

5/3/2024

Nine Who Died in Line of Duty Honored at Ohio Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony

Joined by members of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and law enforcement officers from across the state, Attorney General Dave Yost gathered today with the families of nine Ohio peace officers who died in the line of duty in recent years to honor the officers and others lost before them.

5/2/2024
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