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Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio David DeVillers points at a chart at the press conference announcing the arrest of then-Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and others in a $60 million bribery case.

Former US Attorney Speaks Out On Ohio Corruption Cases, BGSU Hazing Probe

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The chief prosecutor in the cases involving Republican former House Speaker Larry Householder and suspended Democratic Cincinnati City Councilmember PG Sittenfeld is speaking out about the work he did, after stepping down at the request of President Biden last month. Former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Ohio… Read More

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Acting Federal Prosecutor Named For Southern Half Of Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An acting federal prosecutor was named Monday for the Southern District of Ohio after the former officeholder stepped down under the Justice Department’s transition to the administration of President Joe Biden. Vipal Patel, a longtime assistant U.S. attorney from Dayton, will serve as acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of… Read More

David DeVillers

U.S. Attorney David DeVillers Resigns

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio has submitted his resignation. He’s one of 56 US Attorneys appointed by former President Trump asked to resign by the Biden administration’s Department of Justice. David DeVillers, who was appointed by Trump in 2019, said in a written statement that… Read More