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July 26, 2022

Don’t Participate in Secondary Sales

May 18, 2022

Agents Remind Parents and Students of Ohio's Alcohol Law Ahead of Graduation

March 15, 2022

Celebrate Responsibly this St. Patrick’s Day through Smart Decisions

December 29, 2021

OIU Offers Online Alcohol Server Knowledge course

December 22, 2021

Springfield News Sun - Four indicted on money laundering charges in connection to illegal gaming in Springfield

October 5, 2021

Attorney General Dave Yost Announces Success of Statewide Anti-Human Trafficking Sting: Operation “Ohio Knows” Nets 161 Seeking to Buy Sex

July 2, 2021

WBEX – Department of Justice Seizes a Record $19.2 Million is Bitcoin

May 11, 2021

WJW – Tuscarawas County man arrested for human trafficking of mother and underage daughter

March 12, 2021

OIU agents remind Ohioans to celebrate responsibly this St. Patrick's Day

September 25, 2020

Co-owner of Cincinnati Findlay Market butcher shop sentenced to prison for food stamp fraud

August 27, 2020

Spectrum News 1 - How COVID-19 Regulations are being Enforced at Bars and Restaurants

May 26, 2020

Investigators issue citations for restaurant & bar COVID violations

May 26, 2020

Complaints, but few violations of health orders last weekend

May 18, 2020

Ohio Department of Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit will start inspecting bars and restaurants for COVID 19 compliance

May 18, 2020

Coronavirus: Clark County bar, one of three statewide, cited for violating reopening policies

March 2, 2020

Eight Arrests Made in Trumbull County Human Trafficking Sting

February 13, 2020

Police: Marion 'after-hours club' to shut down after MARMET raid

December 27, 2019

State Officials: Celebrate Responsibly This New Year's Eve, It Matters Where You Purchase Liquor

October 21, 2019

Celina China Wok couple pleads guilty

October 10, 2019

Man shoots three people at Cleveland bar after security guards refused to let him inside, police say

October 4, 2019

Toledo man at center of fake ID, Bitcoin case gets 2 years in prison

October 1, 2019

2 Champaign County retailers cited for underage alcohol sales

September 13, 2019

104 arrests made in Ohio human trafficking sting

August 15, 2019

Nine indicted for food stamp trafficking

August 8, 2019

OIU agents offer safety tips as students prepare to leave for college

July 31, 2019

OIU, Secret Service Task Force Execute 16 Search Warrants in Commercial Sex Investigation

July 3, 2019

OIU Agents Ask Ohioans to Celebrate Responsibly

June 24, 2019

Findlay Market Vendor Convicted of $3.4 Million in Food Stamp Fraud

May 23, 2019

Buckle up and Drive Sober for Memorial Day

May 22, 2019

WTVG - Graduation Party Alert: Ohio Alcohol Laws

May 17, 2019

OIU Agents Remind Parents and Graduates of Ohio's Alcohol Laws

May 13, 2019

Troopers seize loaded handgun and $45,800 worth of methamphetamine in Hocking County

May 7, 2019

Protecting your drink: Ohio BCI determines accuracy of date rape drug tests

April 15, 2019

Four troopers receive prestigious Superintendent's Citation of Merit Award for life saving actions

April 12, 2019

Agents Remind Parents and Students of Ohio's Alcohol Law Ahead of Prom

March 14, 2019

Two former Celina restaurant owners get indicted on multiple charges

March 14, 2019

6-State Trooper Project netted arrests for drugs, weapons

March 12, 2019

Authorities warn students on Spring Break to guard their drinks

March 7, 2019

OIU agents offer safety tips for drugged drinks locally and abroad

February 15, 2019

Patrol Announces 2018 Leadership Awards

January 28, 2019

Dayton Daily News – Ohio liquor agents crack down on alcohol sales that lead to accidents

January 22, 2019

Westlake man indicted on charges he illegally accepted food stamps at Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood in it

January 4, 2019

Ohio Investigative Unit and Ohio Liquor Control cracking down on secondary market liquor sales

November 30, 2018

Third Montgomery County adult entertainment club has liquor permit revoked

November 16, 2018

Warrensville Heights man indicted on fentanyl, cocaine, firearms and food stamp fraud charges

November 1, 2018

85 individuals charged during annual Halloween celebration

October 12, 2018

Youngstown Vindicator – 5 indicted in Mahoning County human-trafficking case

September 24, 2018

From the Dayton Daily News – 'A lot of drugs were brought into that community': Why the state took away a local strip club's liquor license

September 20, 2018

Liquor Control Commission votes to revoke Sharkey's liquor permit

September 10, 2018

Perry County man pleads guilty to illegal sale of painkillers and moonshine at flea market

July 24, 2018

OIU agents charge 46 individuals during Jamboree in the Hills

July 20, 2018

Second man charged in Windham Tavern drug case

July 3, 2018

OIU, Windham police charge tavern, employee on drug charges

June 25, 2018

Country Fest nets 15 arrests, 116 medical calls

May 29, 2018

OIU participated in an Alliance Operation inside the city of Circleville

May 25, 2018

The Harem loses liquor license after investigation of prostitution, drug trafficking

May 25, 2018

Ohio warns parents against graduation party alcohol violations

May 24, 2018

Ohio Liquor Control Commission votes to revoke the Harem's liquor permit

May 24, 2018

State invests more into ending human trafficking as Ohio ranks 4th in most reported cases

May 24, 2018

Fox 45 Investigates: Statewide search for human traffickers, what you need to know

May 17, 2018

OIU Agents Remind Parents and Graduates of Ohio's Alcohol Laws

April 27, 2018

Mayfield students learn dangers of distracted, impaired driving through mock crash event

April 19, 2018

Eight Arrested in Undercover Operation Aimed at Reducing Demand for Sex Trafficking

April 19, 2018

Agent talks underage drinking

April 13, 2018

OIU Agents Remind Parents and Students of Ohio's Alcohol Law Ahead of Prom

April 3, 2018

Cleveland mother charged with murder pleads guilty for role in $10,000 food stamp fraud

March 22, 2018

KSAAT offers alcohol server knowledge training March 28

March 15, 2018

OIU agents remind Ohioans to celebrate responsibly this St. Patrick's Day

March 14, 2018

Alcohol server knowledge training planned

March 09, 2018

OIU agents remind liquor permits of the time change March 11

March 01, 2018

Four from Toledo area indicted for creating false IDs; prosecutors seek to forfeit $5.4 million in illegal profits

February 23, 2018

Patrol Announces 2017 Leadership Awards

February 09, 2018

Two arrested, $4.7M in Bitcoin seized in large-scale fake ID case

February 01, 2018

OIU administratively charged two Jefferson County liquor permits for illegal gambling

February 01, 2018

5-year-old's death investigation: children's services provider accepted $10,000 in food stamps as bribe, prosecutor says

Investigation into Death of 5-year-old Leads to Indictments

January 23, 2018

Agents charge Cincinnati restaurant, employee for serving drinks to minors

January 17, 2018

Franklin strip club manager pleads guilty to trafficking cocaine on the job

January 5, 2018

Two Lima men charged with operating illegal bars

December 6, 2017

From the Columbus Dispatch – Columbus targets liquor licenses of problem bars, carryouts

December 5, 2017

Harpersfield Township traffic fatality case media release

December 5, 2017

Five people indicted in food stamp fraud case

December 4, 2017

Elderly couple gets probation for running fencing ring out of their Cleveland bar

November 30, 2016

Two people, one business indicted in a food stamp fraud and receiving stolen property case

November 3, 2016

From the Journal-News – Franklin strip club, employees indicted on 23 charges

November 1, 2016

From WBNS in Columbus – Arrests made, money and drugs seized during Circleville Pumpkin Show

October 31, 2016

Four people, one business indicted in criminal enterprise case at a Cleveland gas station

October 31, 2016

From WHIO in Dayton – Judge orders Harem nightclub to close for 1 year

October 31, 2016

From WBNS in Columbus – Blame for deadly Perry County crash extending beyond driver

October 26, 2016

Be safe this Halloween. Halloween parties will be in full force over the weekend. If you have not turned 21, please do not drink alcohol. Also, do not serve alcohol to anyone underage.

October 11, 2016

Second person charged with drugs in Canton drive thru case

October 5, 2016

Bartender charged with serving alcohol to underage woman who fell from balcony on St. Patrick's Day

October 5, 2016

Owner of Canton drive-thru accused of dealing drugs

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