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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

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“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 the Indictment of Taahviya Chapman

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of Taahviya Chapman (DOB 06/24/98) for one count of Aggravated Murder (SF), two counts of Murder (SF), two counts of Felonious Assault (F2), one count of Attempt Murder (Fl), and one count of Endangering Children (M1). If convicted on all charges, Chapman faces a maximum possible sentence of life in prison. On August 31, 2022, Chapman drove her car into Christopher Griffith and Jawon Khalid [...]

September 8th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the Indictment of the Main Street shooters

“If you think you can do this in Cincinnati, you’ve got the wrong city – and I can assure you, you have the wrong prosecutor.” Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of two suspects relating to the shootings that occurred on August 7, 2022 on Main Street in Over the Rhine. Diablo McCoats (DOB 1/23/93) was indicted for 16 counts of Felonious Assault (F2) and 1 count of Having Weapons While [...]

August 11th, 2022|

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|

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

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Here is the latest edition of "THE WEEKLY RAP SHEET," an update on cases of note happening in our local justice system.

You can also follow the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office on instagram at @hamiltoncountyprosecutor!
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Here is the latest edition of THE WEEKLY RAP SHEET, an update on cases of note happening in our local justice system.

You can also follow the Hamilton County Prosecutors Office on instagram at @hamiltoncountyprosecutor!Image attachmentImage attachment

Today, we pause to remember the lives lost in the brutal terrorist attacks on our country 21 years ago.

We remember. And we will never forget.
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Today, we pause to remember the lives lost in the brutal terrorist attacks on our country 21 years ago. 

We remember. And we will never forget.

WATCH: This video, released to the public today, depicts the incident at the Spring Grove Village Kroger that gave rise to today's indictment against Taahviya Chapman (DOB 06/24/98) for multiple charges including Aggravated Murder.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters commented, "What this woman did is sickening. Her total disregard for human life is stunning.

This woman didn't care about the lives she put in danger - including her own 8-month-old child. That level of selfishness is impossible to understand, but we will do everything in our power to ensure she spends the rest of her life in prison.
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Today, the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office announced the indictment of Taahviya Chapman (DOB 06/24/98) for charges of Aggravated Murder, Murder, Attempted Murder, Felonious Assault and Endangering Children for the August 31st killing of Christopher Griffith at the Spring Grove Village Kroger. If convicted, she faces the potential sentence of life in prison.

You can read facts about this case as well as comments from Prosecutor Joe Deters below:
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Today, the Hamilton County Prosecutors Office announced the indictment of Taahviya Chapman (DOB 06/24/98) for charges of Aggravated Murder, Murder, Attempted Murder, Felonious Assault and Endangering Children for the August 31st killing of Christopher Griffith at the Spring Grove Village Kroger. If convicted, she faces the potential sentence of life in prison.

You can read facts about this case as well as comments from Prosecutor Joe Deters below:Image attachment

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters addresses the media regarding the indictment of of Taahviya Chapman (DOB 06/24/98) for the homicide that occurred at the Spring Grove Village Kroger, resulting in the death of Christopher Griffith. ... See MoreSee Less

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