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04.23.2014:  A North Royalton man indicted on gambling charges in multi-agency investigation
      


04.21.2014:  Toledo Blade Editorial – Deadly mistake


04.16.2014:  Toledo Blade – Liquor store clerk who sold to teens gets 6 months


04.16.2014:  Toledo liquor store clerk convicted, sentenced to jail for selling alcohol to Ottawa Hills teen


04.15.2014:  Toledo Blade – Ottawa Hills teen testifies that no one asked for ID in liquor store


04.15.2014:  WKEF in Dayton – Six establishments cited for selling alcohol to minors


04.15.2014:  Dayton Daily News – Huber Heights businesses cited for underage alcohol sales


04.14.2014:  Six of 23 liquor permits sold alcohol during OIU and Huber Heights compliance checks


04.10.2014:  Youngstown Vindicator – State agents charge three with illegal alcohol sales


04.09.2014:  OIU agents charge carry out owner, employees with illegal sales


04.08.2014:  Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune – Supplying alcohol to minors is illegal


04.08.2014:  WSAZ in Huntington, W. Va. – 12 Arrested on Felony Charges in Scioto County Drug Blitz


04.07.2014:  Cleveland Plain Dealer – Former poker computers from Internet cafes going to Cleveland schools


04.02.2014:  OIU to give Cleveland Metrol School District computers seized in gambling raids


04.02.2014:  WKYC in Cleveland – Prom season is here: What parents, teens need to know


04.02.2014:  ODPS Agents: You booze during prom season, you lose


04.02.2014:  Toledo Blade – Liquor store clerk charged with selling to minor


04.01.2014:  Agents to parents and students: You booze during prom season, you lose


03.31.2014:  Patrol welcomes comments during public call-in session for 8th re-accreditation


03.31.2014:  The Post in Athens – Calmer Fest


03.31.2014:  Highland County Press – Several face charges after state, local investigation of alcohol sales


03.31.2014:  Buckeye Country 105.5 Washington Court House – Hillsboro underage alcohol sales bust


03.28.2014:  Ripley man sentenced to prison on food stamp fraud charges filed by OIU agents


03.28.2014:  Watch the Department of Public Safety’s latest episode of Contributing to a Safer Ohio


03.25.2014:  Athens Post – More than 20 arrested by undercover agents at High Fest


03.24.2014:  WTTE in Columbus – Agents search Hocking County casino, remove evidence


03.24.2014:  Logan Daily – Agents confiscate gaming machines from downtown business


03.19.2014:  OIU St. Patrick's Day Enforcement


03.18.2014:  WDTN in Dayton – Bars’ responsibility on St. Patrick’s Day


03.17.2014:  WDTN in Dayton – St. Patrick's Day Coverage


03.17.2014:  Athens News – (Run of the) Mill Fest kicks off OU fest season


03.17.2014:  The Post in Athens – Arrests down as from last year in “peaceful” Mill Fest


03.17.2014:  WNWO in Toledo – Parents of Ottawa Hills teen killed in drunk-driving crash turn tragedy into activism


03.14.2014:  OIU charges three people and cites Mansfield liquor permit for gambling violations


03.12.2014:  USA Today – Survey: Teens' drug, alcohol use declining


03.10.2014:  Circleville Herald – Local gas station faces gambling charges


03.05.2014:  WBNS in Columbus – Ohio Investigative Unit Goes Undercover To Bust Sales Of Stolen Property


03.05.2014:  WRGT in Dayton – St. Patrick's Day Crackdown at U.D.


03.05.2014:  Lima News – Fulton Co. retailers obtain high compliance rate


03.04.2014:  Cleveland Plain Dealer – Ohio bar owners reminded to cut off intoxicated St. Patrick's Day, March Madness revelers


03.03.2014:  OIU agents to bars and party hosts: Be responsible during March celebrations


02.27.2014:  19 checked, six sold in multi-agency alcohol compliance checks


02.26.2014:  WTOV in Steubenville – A News9 Special Report on underage drinking


02.24.2014:  Newark Advocate – Training options available for liquor permit holders


02.24.2014:  Toledo Blade – Local woman sentenced in food stamp fraud case


02.20.2014:  Lorain Morning Journal – Lorain mother sentenced on food stamp charge


02.20.2014:  Urbana Citizen – Troy business owner charged with food stamp fraud


02.14.2014:  Newark Advocate – Warrant: Bar cut off Denison student after 5 beers


02.13.2014:  WCPO in Cincinnati – Fairfield appears in court on OIU’s charges


02.12.2014:  KnoxPages.com – Free training for those who serve or sell alcohol


02.07.2014:  WBNS – Columbus: Surprise Carry-Out Inspections Find Health Hazards, Drug Concerns


02.06.2014:  Toledo: CALL 11 FOR ACTION: Food Stamp Fraud Investigation – WTOL


02.03.2014:  Toledo Blade: Ex-strip club owner sentenced


01.31.2014:  WKRC (Cincinnati) – WARNING to parents about providing alcohol


01.31.2014:  Fairfield mom faces charges after police accuse of her of giving alcohol to minors – WCPO


01.30.2014:  OIU trace-back investigations offer additional penalties for alcohol-related incidents – Norwalk Reflector


01.30.2014:  Ohio issuing fewer replacement food stamp cards – Salem News


01.30.2014:  Mom accused of providing alcohol to underage partiers before fatal crash – Cincinnati Enquirer


01.29.2014:  Mother cited for furnishing alcohol at New Year's Eve Party that led to fatal crash


01.29.2014:  Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk


01.28.2014:  OIU Trace-back Investigations Offer Additional Penalties for Alcohol-Related Incidents


01.27.2014:  Agents Cite Pomeroy Bar, Employee with Gambling Violations – WSAZ Huntington, W. Va.


01.24.2014:  Agents Cite Pomeroy Bar, Employee with Gambling Violations


01.23.2014:  2 slot machines, cash seized at Ohio business – Huntington Herald-Dispatch


01.22.2014:  Agents Cite South Point Bar, Owner with Gambling Violations


01.21.2014:  Lucas County Residents Appear on National TV Show to Bring Awareness to Underage Alcohol Consumption


01.21.2014:  Club 106 closed down for now – Herald Star


01.21.2014:  Man convicted of food stamp fraud violates probation – The Review, East Liverpool


01.15.2014:  Human Trafficking a priority at Department of Public Safety


01.14.2014:  Agents Train More Than 1,700 During OIU ASK Courses in 2013


01.13.2014:  More Than 11,500 Students Attended an OIU Sober Truth Program in 2013


01.08.2014:  State liquor agents shut down party at Cleveland Heights shoe store because of alleged underage drinking – cleveland.com


01.03.2014:  Grove City men accused of food stamp fraud – WSYX


01.02.2014:  Ohio roads are safer than ever – Columbus Dispatch



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The Ohio Investigative Unit is committed to providing quality enforcement of state, federal and local laws with emphasis on liquor, food stamp and tobacco offenses, further offering educational guidance and professional assistance to law enforcement agencies and to the general public.

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