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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters comments on the passage of Hjr2/Sjr5

  “We are one step closer to keeping Ohio a safe place to raise our families.” Today, the Ohio General Assembly passed joint resolutions to place on the November ballot a constitutional amendment that would require judges to consider public safety when setting monetary bail. In January, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled in DuBose v. McGuffey that judges cannot consider public safety when setting monetary bail amounts. As a result of the General Assembly’s passage [...]

May 25th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the Indictment of Benjamin Wood

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of Benjamin Wood (DOB 01/07/92). Wood was indicted for two counts of Inducing Panic (F4). If convicted on all charges, Wood faces the maximum possible sentence of 18 months in prison. On May 17, 2022, the Cincinnati Police Department was contacted by officials at the Kenton County Sheriff’s Office regarding concerning statements about Proctor & Gamble by Wood – including a statement that he was [...]

May 20th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces Indictment in 2013 Cold Case Murder

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of Aleksey Koloskov (DOB 10/08/86). Koloskov was indicted for two counts of Murder (SF), Felonious Assault (F2), and Tampering with Evidence (F3). If convicted on all charges, Koloskov faces the maximum possible sentence of life in prison. In 2013, a maintenance crew worker informed police that he saw what he thought was a body near a wood line alongside I-75 in Kenton County, Kentucky. Due [...]

May 9th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces Indictment n Animal Cruelty Case

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of Adam Kordes for one count of Cruel Treatment against Companion Animals (F5). Kordes was previously indicted for one count of Having Weapons Under Disability (F3) relating to this investigation. If convicted on all charges, Kordes faces the maximum possible sentence of 4 years in prison. On February 2, 2022, Cincinnati Animal Care officers received a tip from a veterinarian in Florida that a Capuchin [...]

May 9th, 2022|

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the Indictment in Walmart Homicide

Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of Josiah Hassell for the November 2021 murder of Jamonte Brown outside of the Walmart on Ferguson Road. Hassell (DOB 11/29/95) was indicted on one count of Aggravated Murder (SF), two counts of Murder (SF), and two counts of Felonious Assault (F2). If convicted on all charges, Hassell faces the maximum possible sentence of life in prison. On November 27, 2021, the victim, Jamonte Brown, [...]

April 27th, 2022|

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

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"This decision is a slap in the face to the numerous victims impacted by this guy. There are families who, to this day, do not feel safe in their homes because of his actions.

Our victims, police, and prosecutors agreed to this plea with the understanding that this violent offender would not get out a single day short of his full sentence. We fully expected all parties; prosecution, defense, and the judge to honor this agreement."

You can read more of Prosecutor Joe Deters' comments, as well as additional facts on today's announcement that the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office will be appealing the decision of Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Kari Bloom to grant early-release to juvenile J.H. (name withheld pursuant to law) contrary to the terms of his agreed sentence, here:
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This decision is a slap in the face to the numerous victims impacted by this guy. There are families who, to this day, do not feel safe in their homes because of his actions.

Our victims, police, and prosecutors agreed to this plea with the understanding that this violent offender would not get out a single day short of his full sentence. We fully expected all parties; prosecution, defense, and the judge to honor this agreement.

You can read more of Prosecutor Joe Deters comments, as well as additional facts on todays announcement that the Hamilton County Prosecutors Office will be appealing the decision of Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Kari Bloom to grant early-release to juvenile J.H. (name withheld pursuant to law) contrary to the terms of his agreed sentence, here:Image attachment

Today, a Hamilton County Jury found defendant Quantez Wilcox (DOB 4/23/95) GUILTY on the charges of Murder (SF), Felonious Assault (F2), WUD (F3), and Tampering with Evidence (F3) relating to the 2020 killing of Keshawn Turner.

Thanks go out to the Cincinnati Police Department's Homicide Unit and to Assistant Prosecutors Leah Dinkelacker and Joe Merschbach for their outstanding work on behalf of our community.
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Today, a Hamilton County Jury found defendant Quantez Wilcox (DOB 4/23/95) GUILTY on the charges of Murder (SF), Felonious Assault (F2), WUD (F3), and Tampering with Evidence (F3) relating to the 2020 killing of Keshawn Turner.

Thanks go out to the Cincinnati Police Departments Homicide Unit and to Assistant Prosecutors Leah Dinkelacker and Joe Merschbach for their outstanding work on behalf of our community.Image attachment

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