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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 death penalty indictment against Tianna Robinson for the murder of Nahla Miller

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the death penalty indictment against Tianna Robinson (DOB 1/17/96) for the murder of her 4-year-old daughter, Nahla Miller. Robinson is now charged with 1 count of Aggravated Murder with death penalty specification, 2 counts of Murder, 1 count of Felonious Assault, and 1 count of Endangering Children. Robinson was previously indicted for 1 count of Attempt Murder (F1), 2 counts of Felonious Assault (F2), and 1 count [...]

May 10th, 2021|

Special Prosecutor Patrick J. Hanley Announces the Indictment of Wendell Young For Tampering With Records

Today, Special Prosecutor Patrick J. Hanley announced the indictment of Wendell Young for 1 count of Tampering with Records (F3). If convicted of this charged, Young faces a maximum punishment of 3 years in prison. At some point between January 3, 2018 and October 16, 2018, Young knowingly and with the purpose to defraud, destroyed text messages that belonged to a government entity. Special Prosecutor Patrick J. Hanley commented, “The grand jury has decided that [...]

April 15th, 2021|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters Announces The Felonious Assault Indictment Of Anthony Pecord

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of Anthony Pecord (DOB 10/15/72) for 1 count of Felonious Assault. If convicted of this charge, he faces a maximum sentence of 8 additional years in prison. In March, Pecord pled guilty to three counts of Gross Sexual Imposition (F4) and was sentenced to 4 years in prison related to an incident that took place on January 24, 2021. Post-conviction, it was determined the defendant [...]

April 14th, 2021|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters Announces The Indictments In Series Of Connected Murders

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictments of four adults, and the charges of one juvenile for a series of connected murders. Carl Godfrey (DOB 2/22/00) has been indicted for 4 counts of Aggravated Murder, 7 counts of Murder, 10 counts of Felonious Assault, 1 count of Aggravated Robbery, and 3 counts of Weapons Under Disability. Jason Gray (DOB 6/6/02) has been indicted for 3 counts of Aggravated Murder, 5 counts of [...]

April 7th, 2021|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the conviction of former Loveland Police Officer Anthony Pecord

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced that former Loveland police officer Anthony Pecord has been convicted of three counts of Gross Sexual Imposition (F4) and has been sentenced to 4 years in prison. As a result of the plea, Pecord will be required to register as a Tier I sex offender for a period of 15 years. Pecord was indicted earlier this month for an incident that occurred on January 24, 2021. Hamilton [...]

March 31st, 2021|

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“This woman was executed by Wilcox, knowing she was 8 1⁄2 months pregnant. She was treated like garbage and so was the baby.This is pathetic, unacceptable, and obscene.”Read more of Prosecutor Joe Deters’ comments, as well as additional details on today’s indictment of Antonio Wilcox (DOB 7/15/84) for the murders of Michelle McDonald and Aaliyah McCoy, below: ... See MoreSee Less
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“It has been three years since this young man was gunned down. The Cincinnati Homicide Unit never gave up on finding his killer. We should all be proud to live in a city with such a dedicated police force."Read more of Prosecutor Joe Deters' comments as well as additional facts on today's indictment against Eric Johnson (DOB 8/18/97) for the 2018 murder of Thomas Maul. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office wishes to extend its deepest condolences to the family and friends of retired Judge Norbert Nadel. Judge Nadel served the citizens of Hamilton County for decades as both a judge and, later, as our county recorder. Prosecutor Joe Deters stated this weekend: “Judge Norbert Nadel was an incredible judge and an even better person. Our entire legal community is going to feel this loss.My deepest sympathy to his wife Linnea and his entire family. He was one of a kind and will be missed.” ... See MoreSee Less
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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters issued the following statement today:"We are declaring war on illegal guns and gun violence in Cincinnati.I have directed all Assistant Prosecutors in my office that, effective immediately, there will be zero plea bargaining on any cases involving gun violence or possession of illegal guns.It is time for this nonsense to end." ... See MoreSee Less
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