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WASHINGTON News: Justice Department honors Ohio County Sheriff’s Deputy in Second Annual Attorney General’s Award For Distinguished Service In Policing

WASHINGTON – United States Attorney Bill Powell joined Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Justice Department leadership this week in announcing the recipients of the Second Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing, recognizing the exceptional work of 25 law enforcement officers and deputies from 12 jurisdictions across the country. “The Trump Administration supports … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Justice Department honors Ohio County Sheriff’s Deputy in Second Annual Attorney General’s Award For Distinguished Service In Policing

Ohio News: Eight people from Akron indicted trafficking methamphetamine and heroin

Akron, Ohio – Eight people from Akron were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and heroin. Named in the 18-count indictment are: Patrick Griffin, 31; Leonard Jones, Jr., 39; Jerome Walton, 34; Isaac Love, 33; Robert Hammond, 34; Anthoney Carter, 29; Eric Bennett, 26; and Natorria Clark, 33. Griffin … Continue reading Ohio News: Eight people from Akron indicted trafficking methamphetamine and heroin

Ohio News: Cleveland men indicted for committing armed carjackings around Ohio City, Tremont and Shaker Square and using one of the vehicles to steal firearms from a gun store in Streetsboro

Cleveland, Ohio  – Two Cleveland men were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy with included committing armed carjackings around Ohio City, Tremont and Shaker Square and using one of the vehicles to steal firearms from a gun store in Streetsboro. Zyshonne Austin and Ja’Quez Lyons, both 18, were indicted on one count … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland men indicted for committing armed carjackings around Ohio City, Tremont and Shaker Square and using one of the vehicles to steal firearms from a gun store in Streetsboro

Ohio News: Another defendant, Pablo Duran Ramirez pleads guilty in connection with labor trafficking of minors at Ohio egg farm

Ohio – Pablo Duran Ramirez, 50, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to encouraging the illegal entry of Guatemalan nationals, including unaccompanied minors, into the United States for financial gain, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman of the Northern District of Ohio, … Continue reading Ohio News: Another defendant, Pablo Duran Ramirez pleads guilty in connection with labor trafficking of minors at Ohio egg farm

Ohio News: Troy Man, Shawn Whitaker Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Creating Child Pornography of Young Girl, Teen

DAYTON, Ohio – Shawn Whitaker, 32, of Troy, Ohio, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 240 months in prison for creating child pornography of a five-year-old and a 15-year-old. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division, … Continue reading Ohio News: Troy Man, Shawn Whitaker Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Creating Child Pornography of Young Girl, Teen

Ohio News: Men from Cleveland and Euclid indicted for federal firearms violations

Ohio – Two men from Northeast Ohio were indicted on federal firearms charges. Steven Kennedy, 29, of Euclid, and Eric T. Gibson, Jr., 23, of Cleveland, were both indicted for being felons in possession of firearms. Gibson possessed a Smith & Wesson 9 mm pistol and 16 rounds of ammunition on July 13 despite a … Continue reading Ohio News: Men from Cleveland and Euclid indicted for federal firearms violations

Ohio News: Parma Heights man, Joshua Allen Duncan indicted for four bank robberies

Parma Heights, Ohio – A Parma Heights man was indicted for robbing four banks this summer. Joshua Allen Duncan, 32, was indicted on four counts of bank robbery. According to the indictment, Duncan robbed: PNC Bank at 330 E. Main Street in Ravenna on July 17. Dollar Bank at 7450 W. Ridgewood Dr. in Parma on … Continue reading Ohio News: Parma Heights man, Joshua Allen Duncan indicted for four bank robberies

Ohio News: Akron men indicted following arrest with 14 firearms, stolen police body armor and 1,000 grams of methamphetamine

Akron, Ohio – Two Akron men were indicted in federal court after police arrested them with 14 firearms, stolen police body armor and more than 1,000 grams of methamphetamine. Indicted are Justin D. Martin and Brandon L. Sheridan, both 32. They are both charged with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine … Continue reading Ohio News: Akron men indicted following arrest with 14 firearms, stolen police body armor and 1,000 grams of methamphetamine