Press Releases

Sep 08 2016

Defendant: Andrew J. Morrison

REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER AND SERIAL RAPIST PLEADS GUILTY TO 7 SEXUAL ASSAULTS OVER 3 MONTH TIME SPAN AND IS SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This serial rapist threatened to kill his 7 victims as he raped or attempted to rape them, all within a three month time frame.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that Andrew J. Morrison, age 53, has plead guilty in connection to ...
Sep 08 2016

Defendant: Roman Leonidovich Makarenko

DRUNK DRIVER INVOLVED IN I-270 WRONG WAY HEAD-ON CRASH INDICTED FOR AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR ASSAULT
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “The serious injury to this mom and her 3 year old son was the result of this man’s extreme impairment and reckless driving.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Roman Leon...
Sep 06 2016

Defendant: Thomas Alexander Woodruff

MAN SENTENCED FOR BLINDING 72 YEAR OLD MAN DURING DRIVE BY PAINTBALL SHOOTING
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This defendant shot a paintball gun at an innocent bystander as he was out for an early evening bicycle ride, causing him permanent blindness in one of his eyes.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that Thomas Alexander Woodruff, age 22, was sente...
Sep 06 2016

Defendant: Terrance Trent

PROSECUTOR’S ASK FOR THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR DRIVER IN DOWNTOWN CRASH THAT KILLED TWO PEDESTRIANS; TRENT SENTENCED TO MAXIMUM OF THIRTEEN YEARS IN PRISON
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “the tragic and avoidable deaths of two pedestrians was the result of this man driving recklessly through a downtown intersection.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that Terrance Trent, age 63, was sentenced today to the maximum of thirteen years...
Sep 01 2016

Defendant: Donald W. Loper, III

SERIAL SCAMMING CONTRACTOR CONTINUING TO PREY ON ELDERLY RESIDENTS INDICTED FOR THEFT
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This serial thief has demonstrated time and time again that he has a complete disregard for following the law and that he has absolutely no compassion for the elderly victims he leaves behind.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that the Franklin ...
Aug 31 2016

Defendant: James William Woodruff, Jr.

NEIGHBOR WHO SENT SIBLINGS ON AN ERRAND SO HE COULD MAKE SEXUAL ADVANCES TOWARDS 15 YEAR OLD WHILE SHE WAS AT HER HOME ALONE IN THE SHOWER INDICTED; DEFENDANT IS ALSO A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER FROM A CONVICTION OUT OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This neighbor and registered sex offender purposely sent two siblings on an errand away from home so he could make sexual advances on their third sibling as she was home alone showering.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin ...
Aug 30 2016

Defendant: Briana Marie Hudson and George Hanson Dailey, III

COUPLE INDICTED FOR SELLING JOLLY RANCHERS LACED WITH DRUGS TO GAHANNA LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “A warning for all parents and students as kids head back to school: if you are offered what appears to be candy, it could in fact be candy laced with drugs.  It can be in the form of hard candies like Jolly Ranchers or lollipops, ...
Aug 25 2016

Defendant: Kyle P Smith

MAN INDICTED IN CONNECTION TO HEROIN DRUG OVERDOSE DEATH FOR SELLING THE DRUGS THAT CAUSED THE OVERDOSE
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien stated, “Through investigation, we have once again been able to identify the person responsible for selling the heroin in this case that ultimately took this victim’s life.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has retur...
Aug 23 2016

Defendant: Daniel P. Merz

DRIVER IN UPPER ARLINGTON NEW YEAR’S EVE FATAL CRASH INDICTED FOR AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HOMICIDE
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “The tragic death of a young man and serious injury to another was the result of excessive speed and reckless driving.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Daniel P. Merz, ...
Aug 22 2016

Defendant: Nathan Charles Fassnacht

FORMER CHILD CARE EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX RELATED CHARGES INVOLVING A CHILD
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “One of the stipulations of this plea is that this sex offender will now be required to register every 180 days for the next 25 years.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that Nathan Charles Fassnacht, age 34, plead guilty to one count of Sex...
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