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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New PSAs Shows the Dangers of the Internet

Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Ohio Media School have partnered to produce two Public Service Announcements designed to educate and inform the public about the dangers of the internet, online interactions, and sharing too much personal information.  more...

37 Indicted in Counterfeit Check Ring that Spanned Four Counties

A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has indicted 37 people in connection with a prolific counterfeit check cashing ring that spanned throughout Cuyahoga, Lake, Portage, and Summit Counties. more...

Investigation into Death of 5-year-old Leads to Indictments

A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has indicted Christopher Rodriguez in connection with the death of 5-year-old Jordan Rodriguez. Larissa Rodriguez, the child’s mother, and a children’s services provider were also indicted in connection with a multi-year food stamp fraud scheme. more...

10-Count Indictment for 2015 Aggravated Murder of Pizza Delivery Driver

Tyrone Leegrand II was indicted for the aggravated murder of Michael Prock, 41, on June 11, 2015.  more...

17 Count Indictment for Two Adults Involved in Buckeye Road Shooting

A Grand Jury indicted a brother and sister for the November 24 shooting on Buckeye Road that seriously injured five juveniles and killed a 12-year-old boy. more...

In The News

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School Threats Can Have Serious Legal Consequences

Even if it's a hoax, making a threat against a school can have serious consequences for the person behind it, including prison time and fines. more...

Investigators Have New Way to Sniff Out Crime: Electronic Detection K-9 Diana

The FOX 8 I-Team found a new tool the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office is using to keep you and your family safe. Investigators have added Diana, an electronic detection K-9, to the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.  more...

'Domestic terror' gets 33 years in prison for rape and robbery spree

A Cleveland man who admitted to raping a 13-year-old girl and two women at gunpoint and shooting a man during a 2017 crime spree when he was 17 was sentenced Monday to more than three decades in prison. more...

Gang Member Who Shot Child Bystanders Wants 41-Year Sentence to Serve as an Example for Others

A Cleveland gang member whose errant drive-by gunfire left a 3-year-old girl missing nearly half of her skull and wounded her 9-year-old cousin wanted to serve as an example for teenagers who turn to gangs and violence. more...

Cleveland Gang Member Gets Life Sentence in Teen Girl's Excution

A gang member convicted of executing a 17-year-old girl to cover up his involvement in a bank robbery was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with his first chance at parole after 49 years. more...