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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters comments on cases during the coronavirus

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters commented on the importance of keeping the public informed about criminal cases during the coronavirus. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters commented, “Although the coronavirus has created some limitations, including a resumed pause on jury trials, we are continuing to handle criminal cases and working hard to resolve [...]

By |2020-07-28T15:18:19-04:00July 28th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters comments on cases during the coronavirus

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces indictments in recent riot cases

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the following indictments in cases that occurred during the recent riots in Cincinnati from May 30th – June 3rd 2020: Brennon Thomas Male/White Independence, KY DOB 6/14/97 B 2002686 1 count of Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle ORC Section 2923.16 (B) (Felony 4) and 1 [...]

By |2020-07-09T12:48:43-04:00July 9th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces indictments in recent riot cases

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces misdemeanor indictment of Hamilton County Sheriff Deputy Sgt. Jesse Franklin

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the misdemeanor assault indictment of Hamilton County Sheriff Sgt. Jesse Franklin for a June 9th assault of inmate Nick Ballachino in the Hamilton County Justice Center (“Justice Center”). Franklin is charged with 1 count of Assault (ORC §2903.13 (A) Misdemeanor 1).  This case will be transferred to [...]

By |2020-07-09T12:37:20-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces misdemeanor indictment of Hamilton County Sheriff Deputy Sgt. Jesse Franklin

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters comments on recent unrest in Cincinnati

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters commented: “I support peaceful protests and the exercise of individuals’ First Amendment rights.  As I stated on May 29th, what happened to George Floyd was horrible to watch and totally unjustified.  However, looting and rioting do nothing to solve any of our problems or bring change to the [...]

By |2020-06-01T11:58:05-04:00June 1st, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters comments on recent unrest in Cincinnati

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces death penalty indictment against spree killer Alto Miles

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced a death penalty indictment against Alto Miles (DOB 8/30/77).  Miles is now charged with 4 counts of Aggravated Murder (Special Felony with death penalty specifications and 4 ½ year gun specifications) and 2 counts of Weapon Under Disability (Felony 3).  If convicted of all charges, he faces [...]

By |2020-05-29T09:03:27-04:00May 29th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces death penalty indictment against spree killer Alto Miles

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces death penalty indictment of Terry Blankenship for murder of Springdale Police Officer Kaia Grant

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the 10 count indictment of Terry Blankenship (DOB 12/13/77).  Blankenship is now charged with 1 count of Aggravated Burglary (ORC Section 2911.11 (A) (2) Felony 1 with a 3 year gun specification), and 1 count of Felonious Assault (ORC Section 2903.11 (A) (2) Felony 2 with a [...]

By |2020-05-27T13:35:55-04:00May 27th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces death penalty indictment of Terry Blankenship for murder of Springdale Police Officer Kaia Grant

Judge Ralph Winkler offers the use of his courtroom to Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters to resume grand jury hearings

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters is pleased to announce an agreement with Hamilton County Probate Judge Ralph Winkler for the use of his courtroom to restart the process of seating two grand juries. The grand jury selection process is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 18TH.  A minimum of 26 people are needed to [...]

By |2020-05-15T13:44:23-04:00May 15th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Judge Ralph Winkler offers the use of his courtroom to Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters to resume grand jury hearings

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters comments on FOP press conference

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters commented, "I understand and share in the FOP's concern and frustration with violent offenders being released on low bonds.  Those in the community who advocate for the release of violent repeat offenders are just plain wrong.  Violent repeat offenders will continue to re-offend and wreak havoc in our [...]

By |2020-05-14T15:45:17-04:00May 14th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters comments on FOP press conference

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces 10% reduction in his budget in response to County budget crisis

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced that he is cutting 10% of his office budget in response to the county budget crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The budget reduction is a combination of furloughs and pay cuts.  Some staff members are furloughed for 2 weeks and others are furloughed for 3 months.  [...]

By |2020-04-23T14:30:53-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces 10% reduction in his budget in response to County budget crisis

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces a new “Crimes of Violence Against Women and Children” Unit

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the formation of the “Crimes of Violence Against Women and Children” Unit. This team will review and screen criminal cases where women, children and domestic partners are victims. Data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has shown that nearly 20% of all women experience some [...]

By |2020-04-23T13:15:20-04:00April 21st, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces a new “Crimes of Violence Against Women and Children” Unit