In the state of Ohio, a person may be accused of bribery if they offer to pay or accept payment in exchange for influence in a government or public setting. For example, a person may offer certain property or money in return for favorable treatment. A person may also accept property or money and, in return, provide favorable treatment.
A 49-year-old Ohio man was indicted on April 8 on charges of bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. The allegation is that the man used a straw buyer to get a mortgage loan and a line of credit in 2007.
A man who was taken into custody on the night of Jan. 9 has indicated to officials that he was involved in a minimum of 20 break-ins involving vehicles in the Ohio City area. The man was apprehended near Detroit Avenue and West 83rd Street by area authorities. He reportedly made his admission while he was in police custody.
A 19-year-old man alleged to be responsible for a fatal store shooting on Nov. 19 is also facing charges in an incident from the previous night. Officials allege that the man entered a fashion store on the evening of Nov. 18 and stole clothing. According to officers, the clerk noticed that a weapon kept behind the counter was missing. The employee claims that the man pointed the weapon at him and left the store with the clothing and firearm.
In Cuyahoga County, Ohio, a worker at a plant is being charged with workers' compensation fraud. The man claimed that he sustained injuries after falling in the production plant where he was employed. While investigating the incident, authorities in the case discovered evidence which indicates that the man may have staged the accident.
Authorities recently reported that law enforcement officials detained a Switzerland of Ohio School District teacher on multiple charges in connection with sex-related crimes involving minors. According to Monroe County officials, the alleged offenses occurred between Nov. 1, 2013 and Feb. 1, 2014. In early March, law enforcement officials commenced a lengthy investigation into the teacher, ultimately resulting in her recent indictment.
Back in Dec. 1984 here in Ohio, a then 14-year-old girl was on her way to school when she went missing. Sometime later, it was discovered that she was raped and murdered. The man accused of her death recently pleaded guilty to felony charges.
In January of this year, an 81-year-old woman was found dead in the basement of her Ohio home. Authorities say that the woman had been stabbed repeatedly. Recently, the deceased woman's grandson was charged with multiple felonies in connection with her death.
Everyone in Ohio knows that drunk driving is dangerous and can lead to serious consequences. However, after an individual consumes a significant amount of alcohol, his or her capacity to make good decisions is compromised. For one driver, a bad decision led to his recent sentencing for felonies including aggravated vehicular assault and aggravated vehicular homicide.