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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the Appeal filed on a Juvenile Early Release Decision

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced that the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office will appeal a recent decision by Judge Kari Bloom to release a juvenile offender from the Department of Youth Services. On September 24, 2018, J.H. entered into a plea agreement with the State of Ohio relating to a 2018 crime-spree that spanned multiple jurisdictions. J.H. was charged with 5 counts of Burglary (F2), 3 counts of Theft of a Motor Vehicle [...]

July 29th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the Indictment of Charlando Peoples

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of Charlando Peoples (DOB 5/11/88) for two counts of Robbery (F2/F3), one count of Resisting Arrest (F4), one count of Assault (F4), one count of Attempt Murder (F1), two counts of Felonious Assault (F2), one count of Obstruction of Official Business (F5) and two counts of Criminal Damaging (M2). If convicted on all charges, Peoples faces a maximum possible sentence of 21 years in prison. [...]

July 14th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the conviction of Wilford Jenkins

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the conviction and sentence of Wilford Jenkins (DOB 11/10/72) for the death of his wife, Huletta. Jenkins was indicted in November 2021 for Murder, Felonious Assault and Tampering with Evidence. He faced a maximum possible sentence of 15-years-to-life in prison. On October 25, 2021, Officers located Jenkins and Huletta in their home, suffering from stab wounds. Investigators determined that Huletta had been stabbed in the chest and [...]

July 7th, 2022|

Statement from Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters concerning the recent United States Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs V. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

“I was elected to enforce the laws of the State of Ohio. I took an oath that I would do just that. I have repeatedly stated it is dangerous when prosecutors pick and choose what laws they want to enforce. When prosecutors do not follow their oath, it will promote lawlessness and challenge the basic structures of separation of powers.”

June 27th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters and Clermont County Prosecutor Mark Tekulve call on the community to oppose parole for David Carroll

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters and Clermont County Prosecutor Mark J. Tekulve called on the community to contact the Ohio Parole Board to oppose the release of David Carroll. In 2007, Liz and David Carroll were convicted for the August 2006 murder of their 3- year-old foster son, Marcus Fiesel. On August 4, 2006, prior to leaving town for a family reunion, the Carrolls bound and wrapped Marcus and locked him in a [...]

June 14th, 2022|

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Joseph T. Deters and his assistants represent the people and government agencies of Hamilton County.

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"This decision is a slap in the face to the numerous victims impacted by this guy. There are families who, to this day, do not feel safe in their homes because of his actions.

Our victims, police, and prosecutors agreed to this plea with the understanding that this violent offender would not get out a single day short of his full sentence. We fully expected all parties; prosecution, defense, and the judge to honor this agreement."

You can read more of Prosecutor Joe Deters' comments, as well as additional facts on today's announcement that the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office will be appealing the decision of Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Kari Bloom to grant early-release to juvenile J.H. (name withheld pursuant to law) contrary to the terms of his agreed sentence, here:
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This decision is a slap in the face to the numerous victims impacted by this guy. There are families who, to this day, do not feel safe in their homes because of his actions.

Our victims, police, and prosecutors agreed to this plea with the understanding that this violent offender would not get out a single day short of his full sentence. We fully expected all parties; prosecution, defense, and the judge to honor this agreement.

You can read more of Prosecutor Joe Deters comments, as well as additional facts on todays announcement that the Hamilton County Prosecutors Office will be appealing the decision of Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Kari Bloom to grant early-release to juvenile J.H. (name withheld pursuant to law) contrary to the terms of his agreed sentence, here:Image attachment

Today, a Hamilton County Jury found defendant Quantez Wilcox (DOB 4/23/95) GUILTY on the charges of Murder (SF), Felonious Assault (F2), WUD (F3), and Tampering with Evidence (F3) relating to the 2020 killing of Keshawn Turner.

Thanks go out to the Cincinnati Police Department's Homicide Unit and to Assistant Prosecutors Leah Dinkelacker and Joe Merschbach for their outstanding work on behalf of our community.
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Today, a Hamilton County Jury found defendant Quantez Wilcox (DOB 4/23/95) GUILTY on the charges of Murder (SF), Felonious Assault (F2), WUD (F3), and Tampering with Evidence (F3) relating to the 2020 killing of Keshawn Turner.

Thanks go out to the Cincinnati Police Departments Homicide Unit and to Assistant Prosecutors Leah Dinkelacker and Joe Merschbach for their outstanding work on behalf of our community.Image attachment

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You can also follow our office on Instagram (@hamiltoncountyprosecutor) and Prosecutor Joe Deters on twitter (@JosephTDeters).
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