Category: Ohio – Southern District

Virginia man who participated in Columbus murder sentenced to 30 years in prison for participating in MS-13 racketeering conspiracy | USAO-SDOH

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Virginia man was sentenced in federal court in Columbus today to 360 months in prison for participating in a racketeering conspiracy in Columbus on behalf of…

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Canal Winchester man sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for sexually exploiting minor females | USAO-SDOH

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jeffrey A. Fisher, 49, of Canal Winchester, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 200 months in prison for sexually exploiting at least three minor females…

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Local men sentenced to prison in pawn shop armed robbery case | USAO-SDOH

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two Columbus men were sentenced in U.S. District Court for their roles in the March 2020 armed robbery of a local pawn shop.   De’onte Peoples, 19,…

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Wilmington man charged with online threats, witness tampering regarding his participation in protests at U.S. Capitol | USAO-SDOH

CINCINNATI – A Wilmington man has been charged federally with making interstate threats and threatening a witness. The crimes arise from the man’s alleged communications online related to his participation…

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Update on law enforcement search at 2448 Sullivant Avenue | USAO-SDOH

COLUMBUS, Ohio – United States Attorney David M. DeVillers confirmed today that human remains from two individuals were located during the execution of a search warrant on Jan. 14 at…

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Former Hamilton County Deputy pleads guilty to using excessive force | USAO-SDOH

CINCINNATI – Jason Mize, 34, of Cincinnati pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today to using unreasonable force while acting under color of law.   According to plea documents, on…

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Kentucky woman pleads guilty to aiding and abetting witness tampering in case involving murder of her ex-son-in-law | USAO-SDOH

DAYTON – A Burlington, Ky. woman pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Dayton today to aiding and abetting her daughter in intimidating a witness after the murder of her…

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Marietta doctor sentenced to 8 years in prison for illegally distributing opioid pain meds, health care fraud | USAO-SDOH

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Southeast Ohio doctor was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 96 months in prison for illegally prescribing controlled substances and defrauding health care programs.  …

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Federal authorities investigating any potential violations of federal law by residents of Southern District of Ohio at U.S. Capitol | USAO-SDOH

COLUMBUS, Ohio – United States Attorney David M. DeVillers reiterated today that his office, in coordination with the Cincinnati Division of the FBI, will investigate any potential violations of federal…

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20th MS-13 member pleads guilty in violent racketeering conspiracy | USAO-SDOH

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A local man pleaded guilty in federal court in Columbus this morning to participating in a racketeering conspiracy on behalf of the transnational criminal organization MS-13.  …

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