Press Releases

Jun 19 2018

Defendant: in re death of Charles McCoy

MURDER CHARGES PENDING IN MUNICIPAL COURT AGAINST JEFFREY LAMAR SMITH DISMISSED THIS MORNING
Murder charges pending in municipal court against Jeffrey Lamar Smith were dismissed this morning at the request of Prosecutor Ron O’Brien’s office following the completion of additional investigation by the Upper Arlington Police.  Smith had been released on his own recogniza...
Jun 14 2018

Defendant: James Anthony Gentile

AGGRAVATED MURDER INDICTMENT FILED ON WESTERVILLE MAN FOR RAPE AND STABBING DEATH OF HIS WIFE
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This is a case of domestic violence where this man raped and killed his wife who had separated from him.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned a seven count indictment on James Anthony Gentile, age 55,...
Jun 07 2018

Defendant: Anthony C. L. Wofford, III

MURDER INDICTMENT FILED ON MAN FOR STABBING DEATH OF HIS PARTNER
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “Following an argument between two partners, the victim was stabbed to death as he tried to leave the residence.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned a three count indictment on Anthony C. L. Wofford, ...
May 31 2018

Defendant: DeShaune K. Stewart

STATE AND FEDERAL PROSECUTORS JOIN TO PROSECUTE INDICTMENT ON DESHAUNE STEWART FOR MURDERS OF TWO US POSTAL WORKERS
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien and United States Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman both announce that a Federal Grand Jury has returned a double murder indictment on DeShaune K. Stewart, age 24, in connection to the December 23 rd , 2017 murders of United States Postal Emp...
May 30 2018

Defendant: Jose Veliz

DRIVER PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HOMICIDE IN THE DEATH OF 31 YEAR OLD WOMAN
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien stated, “Two co-workers were both victims of an unlicensed and intoxicated driver and tragically, one of the victims died from her injuries sustained on that day.”  Ron O’Brien announces that Jose Veliz, age 37, plead guilty recently to o...
May 21 2018

Defendant: Michael Jerome Walsh

SOUTHWESTERN CITY SCHOOLS TEACHER INDICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “While employed as a middle school teacher, this man was downloading child pornography on several computers at his house.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted Michael Jerome Walsh, age 61, for fi...
May 18 2018

Defendant: Raymond Billy Sims

INDICTMENT FILED ON 61 YEAR OLD RAYMOND BILLY SIMS FOR KIDNAPPING AND RAPE
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This stranger forced his victim to enter a vacant apartment at knife-point, where he then tied her up and raped her.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned a four count indictment on Raymond Billy Sims,...
May 17 2018

Defendant: Joshua Samuel Ferrell and Christopher William Edward Martin

TWO UNRELATED MURDERS IN A WEEK TIME SPAN BOTH INDICTED
            Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “During two separate and unrelated incidents, one victim was shot to death and the second victim was stabbed over two dozen times.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned two indictments in co...
Apr 27 2018

Defendant: Christian Daequan Dillion and Mario Marshawn Wade

TWO GANG MEMBERS INDICTED IN CONNECTION TO THE NEW YEAR’S DAY MURDERS OF A MAN AND HIS PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND
           Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “While committing an armed robbery, these two gang members shot and killed a man and his girlfriend, who was 35 weeks pregnant.”  Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned indictments against...
Apr 24 2018

Defendant: Samuel David Sharifi

IMPAIRED DRIVER INDICTED FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HOMICIDE IN DEATH OF 23 YEAR OLD MAN
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This man had alcohol in his system and was driving the wrong way on E. 15 th Avenue going at an excessively high rate of speed in a 25 mph zone when he struck the victim as he was legally travelling through the intersection drivin...
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