Cuyahoga County Prosecutor

Hotlines

Child Abuse/ Neglect  216.696.KIDS
Children Who Witness Violence  216.443.7345
Crime Stoppers  216.252.7463
Cuyahoga County Whistleblowers  216.698.2999
Domestic Violence Help  216.391.4357
Elder Abuse  216.420.6700
Environmental Crime  800.282.9378
MADD/Victim-Survivor Help  877.MADD.HELP
Ohio Consumer Protection  800.282.0515
Rape Crisis Center Help  216.619.6192
Suicide Prevention  216.623.6888

In The Community





Hoping to hike public awareness of heroin's toll in Greater Cleveland, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office is launching a television and Internet information campaign. Read more


News from the Prosecutor’s Office

Investigators release new video of “Early Morning Rapist"

The law enforcement task force investigating the “Early Morning Rapist” believed to be responsible for at least two sexual assaults in Cleveland and Lakewood has released a newly obtained video from the September 2nd attack. more...

Former Lorain development director Sanford Prudoff to pay city $20,000 as part of plea deal

The man who led Lorain's community development department for more than 30 years pleaded guilty today to a conspiracy-related theft charge that involved steering city contracts to a Cleveland law firm. more...

First ever Juvenile Safe Surrender event to be held at Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court next week

For the first time, Cuyahoga County officials are offering juveniles wanted on warrants a chance to surrender safely and clear up their juvenile court cases. more...

42-year-old man pleads guilty in teen sex case

Chris O’Banion, who used a phony Facebook identity to establish a relationship with a teenage girl and then coerced her into having sex with him, has entered a plea of guilty to seven felony counts and could spend more than 25 years in prison, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced today. more...

Justice Unfinished

Now, Phil Torsney has come out of retirement to investigate a case he can't let go, a case he first worked on 25 years ago this fall, a case that still haunts Cleveland: the October 1989 abduction and killing of 10-year-old Amy Mihaljevic, perhaps Cleveland's most notorious murder of the last three decades. more...