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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Joseph T. Deters, Prosecuting Attorney

“It’s an honor and privilege to serve as the Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney. Our office is dedicated to serving the citizens of Hamilton County. I hope our website is helpful to you in explaining the many duties of the County Prosecutor and by giving you someone to contact if you have questions.”

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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters Announces Rape Indictment against Adonas Hicks

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced two indictments against Adonas Hicks (DOB 7/3/90) for the rape of three individuals.  Hicks is now charged with 6 counts of Rape (Felony 1), 1 count of Aggravated Robbery (Felony 1), 1 count of Felonious Assault (Felony 2), and 1 count of Kidnapping (Felony 1).  If convicted of all charges, he faces the possibility of life in prison. Hicks is currently in the Hamilton County Justice Center [...]

January 22nd, 2021|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters sworn in today as Hamilton County Prosecutor

Today, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Probate Judge Ralph “Ted” Winkler swore in Joseph T. Deters as Hamilton County Prosecutor.  Mr. Deters, who has served 23 years as Hamilton County Prosecutor, is the longest serving prosecutor in Hamilton County history. Prosecutor Deters commented, “I want to sincerely thank the voters of Hamilton County for again placing their trust in me to continue serving as their county prosecutor.  That trust is incredibly humbling, knowing the [...]

January 4th, 2021|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces Indictments in November 2019 shooting at Hampton Inn In Blue Ash

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the following indictments: Jay Antwan Harris (DOB 7/16/97) :  2 counts of Murder (Special Felony), 3 counts of Aggravated Robbery (Felony 1), 3 counts of Robbery (Felony 2), 1 count of Aggravated Burglary (Felony 1) and 2 counts of Felonious Assault (Felony 2).  All of the counts contain a 3 year gun specification.  If convicted of all charges, he faces the possibility of life in prison. Marvin [...]

December 21st, 2020|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces Murder Indictment against Desean Brown

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced a murder indictment against Desean Brown for the December 5th murder of Nyteisha Lattimore.  Brown is now charged with 2 counts of Murder (Special Felony), 1 count of Felonious Assault (Felony 2), 1 count of Gross Abuse of a Corpse (Felony 5) and 1 count of Tampering with Evidence (Felony 3).   If convicted of all charges, he faces the possibility of life in prison. Brown is charged [...]

December 18th, 2020|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces indictment of former Talbert House employee Kenneth Hackett

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of former Talbert House employee Kenneth Hackett.  Hackett is charged with 2 counts of Gross Sexual Imposition (Felony 3).  If convicted of both charges, he faces the possibility of 10 years in prison and registration as a sex offender every 6 months for 25 years. For the last 4 years, Hackett worked as a Life Skills coach at Talbert House. Hackett previously worked at Hamilton [...]

December 16th, 2020|

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“The circumstances and victims involved in these cases are varied, but Hicks’ M.O. remained the same. Each time, these victims were raped at gunpoint while in a vulnerable situation. We are concerned that more victims may be out there, and ask anyone who may have been victimized by Hicks to contact Cincinnati Police Department, Personal Crimes Detective Dana Jones at 513-352-6474.” Right more about today’s indictment of Adonas Hicks for multiple counts including Rape and Aggravated Robbery: ... See MoreSee Less
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The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office will be closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The office will re-open for normal business on Tuesday morning. ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. On behalf of Prosecutor Joe Deters and the entire staff of the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office, we offer thanks to our fine police and law enforcement officers who put themselves in harm’s way to serve our communities and keep us safe. ... See MoreSee Less
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Today, Prosecutor Joe Deters was sworn in for a new, four year term as Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney.Administering the oath of office was Hamilton County Probate Court Judge Ralph "Ted" Winkler and accompanying Joe on stage to hold the Bible was his daughter Elyse Deters.Prosecutor Deters commented: “I want to sincerely thank the voters of Hamilton County for again placing their trust in me to continue serving as their county prosecutor. That trust is incredibly humbling, knowing the magnitude that this office holds for the safety and well-being of all county residents. I will continue fighting for justice and helping victims of crime and their families – just as I have for 23 years leading the Prosecutor’s Office.I want to thank Judge Winkler for swearing me in today and also thank him for the tireless work he does to serve the citizens of Hamilton County.” ... See MoreSee Less
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The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office will be closed today. On behalf of Prosecutor Joe Deters and the entire staff of the office, we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season. ... See MoreSee Less
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