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Ohio News: Akron man, Deonte Griffin sentenced to 12 years in prison for armed robbery of Dollar General

Akron, Oo. – An Akron man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the armed robbery of a Dollar General. Deonte Griffin, 29, was sentenced to 144 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent. Griffin previously pleaded guilty to Hobbs Act robbery, use of a firearm in relation to a crime … Continue reading Ohio News: Akron man, Deonte Griffin sentenced to 12 years in prison for armed robbery of Dollar General

Ohio News: Seven people from Northeast Ohio indicted for conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine

Ohio – Seven people from Northeast Ohio were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine. Named in the 18-count indictment are: Aaron Reels, 52, of Cleveland; Donnell Bell, 40, of Twinsburg; Henry Williams, 45, of Shaker Heights; William Wheat, Jr., 35, of Cleveland; Andre Thompson, … Continue reading Ohio News: Seven people from Northeast Ohio indicted for conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine

Ohio News: Toledo man, Vincent S. Armstrong was charged with making false statements following search of his home and car

Toledo, Oo. – A Toledo man was charged with making false statements. Vincent S. Armstrong, 23, was charged in U.S. District Court with one count of providing false statements to a law enforcement officer. The charge was announced by United States Attorney Justin Herdman, FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jeff Fortunato and Toledo Police … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo man, Vincent S. Armstrong was charged with making false statements following search of his home and car

Ohio News: Kettering Man, Matthew Jones Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

DAYTON, Oo. –Matthew Jones, 44, of Kettering, Ohio, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to two counts of producing child pornography. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Todd Wickerham, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Greene County Prosecutor Stephen … Continue reading Ohio News: Kettering Man, Matthew Jones Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

Ohio New: Columbus Couple Charged with Crimes Related to Violent, Armed Bank Robbery in Whitehall

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged two Columbus individuals with crimes related to an armed robbery in September in Whitehall. Robert K. Mason, 42, and Bretta L. Nallen, 43, both of Columbus, were charged in the indictment returned here yesterday. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, … Continue reading Ohio New: Columbus Couple Charged with Crimes Related to Violent, Armed Bank Robbery in Whitehall

Ohio New: Columbus Woman, Tawnya Writesel Sentenced for Committing Tax Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Tawnya Writesel, also known as Tawnya Rutan, 40, of Columbus, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 12 months and one day in prison and was ordered to pay more than $108,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for conspiring to submit false claims for income tax refunds with the … Continue reading Ohio New: Columbus Woman, Tawnya Writesel Sentenced for Committing Tax Fraud

Ohio News: Toledo woman, Elizabeth Lecron charged after she purchased black powder and screws that she believed were going to be used to make a bomb as part of a terrorist attack

Ohio – A Toledo woman was arrested and charged in federal court after she purchased black powder and screws that she believed were going to be used to make a bomb as part of a terrorist attack. Elizabeth Lecron, 23, was charged with one count of transportation of explosives and explosive material for the purposes … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo woman, Elizabeth Lecron charged after she purchased black powder and screws that she believed were going to be used to make a bomb as part of a terrorist attack

Ohio News: CINCINNATI, Kenneth B. Hendricks, Priest Charged with Sexually Abusing Filipino Boys

CINCINNATI, Ohio – An American priest from Cincinnati has been charged by a federal criminal complaint for allegedly sexually abusing minor boys. Kenneth B. Hendricks, 77, of Cincinnati, was arrested Tuesday evening in the Philippines, where he currently serves as a missionary priest. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, and … Continue reading Ohio News: CINCINNATI, Kenneth B. Hendricks, Priest Charged with Sexually Abusing Filipino Boys