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07.17.2015:  OIU Agents: Drink Responsibly At Events

07.10.2015:  ODPS Quarterly Contributing to a Safer Ohio Video

07.10.2015:  WSYX – Columbus – Selling to Minors: Agents Busting Businesses Selling Alcohol to Minors

07.07.2015:  Brooklyn, Ohio, Man Charged With Operating A Bookmaking Operation

06.12.2015:  From Fox 8 Cleveland – I-Team Exclusive: Four area businesses searched on allegations of food stamp trafficking

06.12.2015:  Marion Star – Joint operation leads to 43 arrests

06.11.2015:  OIU agents urge summer concert attendees to be responsible

06.11.2015:  From Cleveland.com - Cleveland grocery and three people charged with food stamp fraud

06.10.2015:  Three Cleveland residents and one business indicted in food stamp fraud and theft charges

05.28.2015:  Cleveland.com – Suspected gambling operations raided in Parma, Fairview Park

05.28.2015:  WFMJ in Youngstown – Investigation into "illegal" video slots behind raid on Youngstown business

05.28.2015:  The News-Herald – Northeast Ohio establishments cited in investigation

05.27.2015:  OIU files 525 administrative charges against 22 liquor permits in three Ohio counties

05.27.2015:  OIU, United States Secret Service, Florida and Georgia officials conduct search warrants on illegal gambling operations

05.26.2015:  From Cleveland.com – Frank's Beverage, six people indicted on charges of food stamp fraud and theft

05.22.2015:  Cleveland business and six individuals indicted on food stamp fraud crimes

05.21.2015:  From the Akron Beacon Journal - Jurors find Akron man guilty of stealing more than $1 million in food stamp scam

05.21.2015:  The Jackson County Times-Journal - Agents to parents, high school graduates: Don’t offer alcohol to underage party guests

05.19.2015:  From the Massillon Independent - Four Perry Twp. businesses cited, four employees arrested for underage alcohol sales

05.15.2015:  Agents to parents, high school graduates: Don't offer alcohol to underage party guests

05.12.2015:  From the Youngstown Vindicator - Warren man charged with operating a liquor establishment without a license

05.11.2015:  WFMJ in Youngstown - Warren night club shutdown for liquor violations

04.29.2015:  From WTOV in Steubenville - ‘Operation shield’ a success in Belmont County

04.16.2015:  From Lima's television stations - Alcohol Serving Education

04.16.2015:  Buckeye Lake Beacon - Be safe and smart this prom season

04.15.2015:  Bellefontaine Examiner - State alcohol agents: Be safe, smart this prom season

04.10.2015:  Pike County News Watchman - OIU agents to parents and students: Be safe and smart this prom season

04.09.2015:  OIU agents to parents and students: Be safe and smart this prom season

04.06.2015:  Twenty-seven liquor permits checked, five sold alcohol

04.03.2015:  Dayton Daily News – Police raid Halftime Sports Bar in Trotwood

03.24.2015:  News-Herald - Lake businesses raided after allegedly selling stolen goods, supporting heroin trade

03.18.2015:  WTVG in Toledo - How bars are keeping St. Patrick’s Day customers safe

03.18.2015:  WHIO in Dayton - St. Paddy’s Day at UD tamer, say police, students

03.18.2015:  WKYC - It’s a busy 48 hours for Cleveland police

03.17.2015:  Sentinel-Tribune - Keeping safe on St. Patrick's Day

03.12.2015:  OIU asks liquor permits holders to be vigilant during St. Patrick's Day celebrations

03.06.2015:  The Chronicle-Telegram - Avon, Olmsted Falls bars cited after fatal crashes

03.05.2015:  15 liquor permits checked, only one sold alcohol

03.05.2015:  Two bars cited after customers later died in drunk driving accidents

03.04.2015:  13-year-old builds moonshine still for class; teacher gets in trouble

02.26.2015:  Bar could lose license over drugs, food stamps citations

02.25.2015:  OIU, Hamilton Police investigate a Hamilton bar for illegal activity

02.20.2015:  From WKYC in Cleveland - NE Ohio: 8 people, 2 businesses indicted for racketeering

02.20.2015:  Fox8 Cleveland - I-Team: 8 people, 2 corporations indicted in illegal slot machine crime ring

02.19.2015:  Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office: Indictment Targets Illegal Gambling Machine Distributors

02.12.2015:  WDTN Dayton - 4 Trotwood businesses nabbed for underage sales

02.10.2015:  OIU and Trotwood Police conduct alcohol compliance checks on 14 premises, 4 sold

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The Ohio Investigative Unit is committed to providing quality enforcement of state, federal and local laws with emphasis on liquor, food stamp and tobacco offenses, further offering educational guidance and professional assistance to law enforcement agencies and to the general public.

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