A judge in Cleveland has ordered new trials for three men convicted of a 1995 slaying because of what she says was “malicious suppression of evidence” by an assistant prosecutor.
Franklin County has a new sheriff-in-waiting. The Democratic Party selected Sergeant Zachary Scott to serve the unexpired term of the late sheriff Jim Karnes. Official swearing-in ceremonies are pending.
A longtime Franklin County law enforcement officer is undergoing cancer treatments. The Franklin county sheriff’s office has confirmed that Sheriff Jim Karnes is being treated for pancreatic cancer.
Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies made a major bust Sunday night in Columbus’s illegal prescription drug trade. WOSU reports a husband and wife were arrested after being found with thousands of pills.
The Richland County Sheriff is threatening to sue county commissioners over budget cuts he says will force the lay-offs of 60 additional employees.
Friday was the first day in office for Delaware County’s new sheriff. Walter “Magnum” Davis is said to be the first African American to hold the position of sheriff in Ohio.
The man who served as Delaware Co. sheriff for 15 years was sentenced Friday for two first degree misdemeanors. Al Myers had pleaded guilty to the charges days after resigning from office two months ago.
A central Ohio sheriff who abruptly announced his resignation last week pleaded guilty Wednesday to two misdemeanor charges.
Delaware County Prosecutor Dave Yost has charged Sheriff Al Myers two, first-degree misdemeanor charges.
The Hispanic population continues to grow in Ohio, especially in Franklin County. In the second part of this series Franklin County is examined on what its doing to address an ongoing problem: communication barriers.
The Hispanic population in Ohio has been growing over the past 15 years and it does not appear that trend will fade. Along with the constant growth, however, is an endless problem: the difficulty of communication between emergency responders and Spanish-speaking residents. But a group of law enforcement officers and dispatchers in Clark County are making efforts to tear down the communication barrier in their community.