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10.10.2014:  WCMH in Columbus – Minor's OVI Arrest Uncovers Illegal Alcohol Sales

10.09.2014:  Sentinel-Tribune in Bowling Green – Make good choices during homecoming

10.07.2014:  Alcohol Server Knowledge program available to liquor permit holders

10.03.2014:  OIU charges Wellsville carryout owner with illegal sales

10.01.2014:  NLLEA awards OIU with Agency of the Year; OIU Assistant Agent-in-Charge with Law Enforcement Agent of Year

09.29.2014:  Norwalk Reflector – Stop senseless tragedies this high school homecoming season

09.29.2014:  North Ridgeville Press – Nine local businesses busted for serving liquor to underage customer

09.26.2014:  OIU agents to parents: Stop senseless tragedies this high school homecoming season

09.24.2014:  U.S. News and World Report – Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study

09.22.2014:  Norwalk Reflector – DUI checkpoint in Norwalk nets 3 DUI arrests

09.18.2014:  Canton Repository – Canton man accused of food-stamp fraud

09.16.2014:  WOIO in Cleveland – Canton store owner charged with food stamp fraud

09.15.2014:  OIU food stamp investigation leads to arraignment of Canton man

09.10.2014:  Law Enforcement Teams Up for Summer Operation in Ashtabula

09.10.2014:  Agents charge Forest Park clerk, carry out with underage sales

09.08.2014:  Dayton Daily News – State traces steps of drunks who cause accidents, deaths

09.08.2014:  Norwalk Reflector – Agents want bars, party hosts to stop encouraging excessive drinking

09.05.2014:  Agents want bars, party hosts to stop encouraging excessive drinking

08.27.2014:  WDTN in Dayton — Ecuadorian liquor prompts grocery store raid

08.27.2014:  WKEF in Dayton — Tip Leads Agents to Moraine Market Illegally Selling Alcohol

08.26.2014:  Agents charge Moraine market employees with illegal sales

08.25.2014:  WTVG in Toledo – "Don’t Turn Your Back, Act" campaign fights drink tampering

08.25.2014:  WOIO in Cleveland – 2 businesses, 9 people indicted in food stamp fraud investigation

08.22.2014:  2 businesses, 9 people indicted after agents conduct food stamp fraud investigation

08.18.2014:  Port Clinton News Herald – Police issue citations for illegal liquor sales

08.18.2014:  WEWS in Cleveland – If you see drinks being drugged - Don't turn your back, ACT

08.18.2014:  WCMH in Columbus – State launches campaign to educate about drink tampering

08.15.2014:  OIU agents to bystanders: If you see drinks being drugged – Don’t turn your back, ACT

08.14.2014:  From NBC's Today Show – After son's death, parents warn about synthetic pot

08.11.2014:  Medina Gazette – Hinckley Twp. bar cited for drugs, gambling

08.11.2014:  Fostoria Review Times – Bar owner evades jail in license violation

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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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