Stories tagged with: ohio attorney general mike dewine

July 8, 2015 - 6:35pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Ohio Attorney General, Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to beware of potential lottery and prize scammers.

Already five people in Muskingum County alone have fallen victim to this scam. DeWine talked to us about how it works.

"You get a phone call and they say you've won the lottery, and they use a name that sounds familiar, 'Powerball' or something, and of course the deal is you have won all this money, millions of dollars, but you have to send them some money first, and that...

April 13, 2015 - 7:03am
1 year 19 weeks ago

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Township Rd. 265 Closed

NEWTON TOWNSHIP, OHIO (WHIZ) - Township Road 265 in Newton Township will be closed for culvert and bridge replacement between State Route 93 and Huggins Road starting Monday. The engineer's office says the closure is expected to last ten days.

IRS Scam

COLUMBUS, OHIO (AP) - Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine is warning residents to beware of scam artists pretending to be...

September 3, 2014 - 5:36pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine made a visit to Coshocton County Wednesday afternoon.

DeWine held a round table discussion with area law enforcement to discuss a variety of things. Some of those topics were the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and Drug Issues, specifically heroine. Coshocton County Prosecuting Attorney, Jason Given explained the current crime situation in the area.

"Our criminal indictments, our felony indictments range between 150 to 200 a year which is...

September 18, 2012 - 5:48pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

A vacant building in Zanesville was reduced to rubble Tuesday with the help of funding from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

DeWine was in Zanesville Tuesday afternoon and gave remarks on his Move Ohio Forward Demolition Program, along with State Senator Troy Balderson and other city officials at 1104 Putnam Avenue.

The city has received over $200,000 to assist with demolition costs.

While the money doesn't completely solve the funding struggles some communities face,...

July 17, 2012 - 5:43pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

Authorities are looking for a Convicted Sex Offender.

45-year-old Mitchell Miller was convicted in Coshocton County back in 2002 for attempted gross sexual imposition with a victim under the age of 13 and for violating the conditions of his supervision and release from prison.

Detective Tim Matheney of the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said it's uncertain as to whether Miller is still in the area, but that hasn't put a hault to the search for the fugitive.


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