Cuyahoga County


The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office strives to be responsive to requests from news organizations about its cases and policy initiatives.

Media Contacts

Ryan Miday
Director of Communications and Public Policy

Kathleen Caffrey
Public Information Officer


News from the Prosecutor’s Office

Press Releases

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Former Executive Director Indicted for Stealing More than $223,000

County Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley announced that a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury returned an indictment against former Collinwood/Nottingham Village CDC Executive Director Tamiko Parker and ex-husband, Lamont Johnson for Theft and Money Laundering. more...

Grand Jury Indicts Dale Peters for Death of Laura Fruscella

A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has indicted Dale Peters for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Laura Fruscella at her Montrose Avenue home on Cleveland's westside. more...

Jeffrey Scullin Jr. Indicted for Murder of Strongsville Teacher

A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Jeffrey Scullin Jr. for the October 23 murder of Strongsville teacher Melinda Pleskovic more...

Help Identify CVS Theft Offenders

Prosecutor Michael C. O'Malley and the Cleveland Police Department are asking for assistance in identifying at least eight juvenile suspects involved in over 50 CVS robberies on Cleveland's west side.  more...

October 20 Donation Drive to Support Local Shelters

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Prosecutor's Office has teamed up with the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office for a Donation Drive on October 20. more...

In The News

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Suspects Who Killed College Professor and Teen Sentenced

Two suspects in the March drive-by shooting that resulted in the death of a teenager and Cleveland State professor were sentenced. more...

Cuyahoga County Files Lawsuit Against Drug Companies

Cuyahoga County officials on Friday filed a lawsuit accusing several major prescription drug companies of intentionally misleading the public about the dangers of opioids to sell more painkillers as they raked in "blockbuster profits." more...

Wife of Slain Cleveland Firefighter Convicted of Murder-for-Hire Plot

The wife of a Cleveland firefighter was convicted Friday of soliciting his death to collect on insurance money. more...

ICAC Task Forces Make Arrests Across the U.S.

The National Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is proud to announce that its members across the country arrested approximately 1,012 child exploitation offenders and conducted approximately 1,245 community presentations on Internet safety, during the months of April and May as part of “Operation Broken Heart IV.” more...

Driver sentenced to 25-years for fatal crash that killed three teens

A Cleveland man will spend 25 years in prison for a high-speed crash that killed three Euclid girls as he drove them to a party in Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood. more...