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A criminal defendant has to have been sentenced before he or she is considered “convicted” of a criminal offense in the State of Ohio. The Wayne County Common Pleas Court has jurisdiction over felony-level offenses that take place in Wayne County. ...
Senate Bill 160, dubbed "Roberta's Law," was signed into law by Governor Kasich last week.  The law provides for automatic notification to victims when an offender is scheduled for a parole hearing, though victims could choose to opt out.  The...
A criminal defendant has to have been sentenced before he or she is considered “convicted” of a criminal offense in the State of Ohio. The Common Pleas Court has jurisdiction over felony-level offenses that take place in Wayne County.Below are the...
The Wayne County Child Support Enforcement Agency (WCCSEA), a division of the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, announced today that the Agency received statewide recognition for outstanding performance in the area of support order establishment. ...
A criminal defendant has to have been sentenced before he or she is considered “convicted” of a criminal offense in the State of Ohio.  Below are the convictions that took place in the Wayne County Common Pleas Court for the week of November 12,...
Kasich signs puppy mill billBy Jackie Borchardt, Dayton Daily NewsCOLUMBUS —  Gov. John Kasich signed into law Tuesday a measure to crack down on so-called “puppy mills” in Ohio.  The bill requires dog breeding operations that sell 60 dogs or...
In recent years, theft of metals has been on the rise in Ohio.  For example, thieves have been stealing communication wire, removing catalytic converters off of cars, and scavenging the copper piping out of vacant houses.  The thieves will then...
Summary: The Danger Assessment Program is a lethality assessment program to determine the level of risk of homicide in intimate partner relationships in which abuse or violence has occurred and is intended to increase the safety of victims of...
11-26-2012 – BRIAN K WOODS – Case No. 12-CR-0163 – Guilty plea to Aggravated Trafficking – 2 counts one F4 and one F5.  Sentenced by Judge Spitler to 6 months on each count, concurrent.  In exchange for a dismissal in case 12-CR-0406. 11-27-2012 –...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 23, 2012 MEDIA CONTACTS:Eve Mueller: 614-466-3840Jill Del Greco: 614-466-3840   BCI "Bait Cars" Help Stop Holiday Heists (COLUMBUS, Ohio) - Attorney General Mike DeWine issued a warning today...
On this Thanksgiving Day, we should give thanks that our nation’s founding fathers established the rule of law through our country’s founding documents, such as Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.  The rule of law requires...
  A criminal defendant has to have been sentenced before he or she is considered “convicted” of a criminal offense in the State of Ohio.  Below are the convictions that took place in the Wayne County Common Pleas Court for the week of November 12,...
“As is the case with the various Wayne County law enforcement agencies that participated in last night’s drug raid, Assistant Prosecutor Edna Boyle spent many hours working to make sure the raid was a success,” reported Wayne County Prosecutor Dan...
Wayne County Prosecutor Dan Lutz, also a Captain in the Navy Reserves, was the guest speaker Saturday night, November 10, 2012, at the American Legion Post 499 in West Salem, Ohio.  Captain Lutz appeared in uniform for this special Veteran’s Day eve...
A criminal defendant has to have been sentenced before he or she is considered “convicted” of a criminal offense in the State of Ohio.  Below are the convictions that took place in the Wayne County Common Pleas Court for the week of November 5th,...

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