Over $500,000 and Fentanyl Seized by Narcotics Task Forces

(CINCINNATI, Ohio) —An investigation in southwestern Ohio has resulted in the seizure of more than half a million dollars and 1 kilogram of fentanyl, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, U.S. Attorney David DeVillers, Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck, Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil, FBI Special Agent in Charge Chris Hoffman, and Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Vance Callender announced today.Read full story

Grants Available for Extradition of Dangerous Wanted Offenders

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that $225,000 is available for the second year of Ohio’s Prisoner Reimbursement Program which reimburses local law enforcement for the cost of in-state and out-of-state extraditions.

The Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS) is offering the funding this fiscal year to assist with the cost of returning dangerous, wanted offenders back to Ohio to face criminal charges.… Read full story

Managing Ohio’s Fish Population

We are responsible for managing Ohio’s fish populations. Part of this management process is to conduct fish population surveys. Often, a small portion of the fish that are captured by staff are sacrificed for aging analysis or tissue collection.

Since 2018, our District 1 fish staff have provided Ohio Wildlife Center with fish carcasses that were leftover from tissue sampling for state fish consumption advisories.… Read full story