Stories tagged with: Felony

August 17, 2013 - 9:26am
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Patrol says that on Saturday morning at approximately 1:30 a.m. a 2001 Ford Expedition was stopped for speeding on US 33, milepost 8 in Fairfield County.

Both the driver and the passenger were Michigan residents traveling to Logan, Ohio. Criminal indicators were observed and both suspects admitted to possessing drugs. After searching the vehicle, officials found 25 pounds nitrous oxide, 11 grams of hashish powder, 6 vials of hashish liquid, LSD,...

December 23, 2010 - 5:16pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland signed Senate Bill 235 into law on Thursday.

The new law makes human trafficking a stand-alone felony offense and makes compelling a minor under the age of 16 to prostitution a first-degree felony. Kidnapping for the purpose of involuntarily servitude is now a first-degree felony offense as well.

The bill passed the Ohio Senate by a vote of 32-0 on December 1st and passed the Ohio House 96-0 this past week.

Ohio now joins 44 other states with...

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