Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Melissa Powers announced that charges have been filed along with a motion for relinquishment of jurisdiction (bindover) of Juvenile A.B. A.B. was charged with Conspiracy to commit Aggravated Murder. The Prosecutor’s Office is asking that A.B.’s case be bound over to the Court of Common Pleas for trial as an adult. If adjudicated as a delinquent child in juvenile court, A.B. faces a maximum possible sentence of commitment to the Ohio [...]
Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Melissa Powers released the statement below following an afternoon meeting with Cincinnati Police Chief Teresa Theetge and other stakeholders regarding the recent increase in youth violence in Cincinnati: “As Prosecutor, it is my job to keep our community safe. Our city cannot thrive when citizens feel unsafe visiting or working in our downtown. We are pleased to work collaboratively with anyone that shares our goal of public safety. However, we [...]
Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Melissa Powers announced indictments related to the October 2023 robbery of the VIP Smoke Shop in Delhi. Amontae Carter (DOB 1/31/04) was indicted for two counts of Murder (SF), two counts of Burglary (F2), and one count of Possession of Criminal Tools (F5). If convicted on all charges, he faces a maximum possible sentence of life in prison with parole eligibility after 15 years. Tony Thacker (DOB 3/7/94) was indicted for [...]
Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Melissa Powers announced the indictment of Charles Mosley (DOB 7/6/63) for trying to have a witness murdered. Mosley was indicted for one count of Conspiracy to Commit Murder (F1), Attempted Murder (F1), and Intimidation of a Witness (F3). If convicted on all charges, he faces a maximum possible sentence of 14-19.5 years in prison. In 2022, Mosley was indicted for two counts of Rape (F1), two counts of Felonious Assault [...]
Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Melissa Powers announced the indictment of Kelli Prather (DOB 4/14/72) for election fraud. Prather was indicted for four counts of Prohibited Acts – Declarations or Petitions (F5), two counts of Tampering with Records (F3), one count of Election Falsification (F5), and one count of False Signatures (F5). If convicted of all charges, Prather faces a maximum possible sentence of three years in prison. In 2021, Prather was a candidate for United [...]
Today, two individuals entered pleas of guilty to serious charges in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court.
Tianna Robinson entered a plea of guilty to a charge of Aggravated Murder and was sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole after 30 years.
Andrew Blankenship entered a plea of guilty as charged to all counts in his indictment, including seven counts of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide. At sentencing in April, he will face up to 27 years in prison. ... See MoreSee Less