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The Ohio Attorney General’s Office works with local, state and national media, providing reporters with information on the office’s many initiatives and activities. For more information, please contact the Communications Section at 614-466-3840, or check out the Media Contacts webpage.

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NFL Player Indicted in Guernsey County Rape Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Guernsey County Sheriff Jeffrey D. Paden today announced the indictment of a Sarahsville man on rape charges.

2/1/2023

AG Yost’s Statement on Law Enforcement Training Funding Following “State of the State” Address

Following Governor DeWine’s State of the State speech announcing budget plans to fund Continuing Professional Training (CPT) for Ohio law enforcement, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the following statement:   

1/31/2023

AG Yost’s Annual Human Trafficking Summit Shines Light on Labor Trafficking in Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today hosted the 2023 Human Trafficking Summit, emphasizing his strong belief that the best way to curb human trafficking is to deter those who create the demand side of this predatory market.

1/26/2023

Mahoning Valley Task Force Arrests 2 Men Suspected of Seeking Sex with Minors

Separate investigations by the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force have resulted in felony charges against two men accused of seeking sex with juveniles. The task force, organized under the Ohio Attorney General’s Organized Crime Investigations Commission, made the arrests as part of its ongoing mission to target the demand side of human trafficking.

1/25/2023

Suspect Sought by Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

Law enforcement is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect indicted on multiple human trafficking offenses.

1/24/2023

"Tommy Guns" Sentenced to Prison for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Manslaughter

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that a Franklin County man has been sentenced to prison for providing a lethal dose of narcotics to a human trafficking victim. 

1/23/2023

AG Yost Sues Phony Home Warranty Company

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a “home warranty” company and its administrator for misrepresentation and unconscionable business practices.

1/18/2023

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