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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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...

Man Indicted for Crime Spree that Claimed the Life of Salvation Army Employee

William T. Jones was indicted on charges for committing a crime spree that began in the City of Euclid with the murder of Salvation Army worker Jared J. Fier-Plesec and ended after a series of carjackings, assaults, and a shooting in the City of Lakewood. more...

Sheline Sentenced for the 2007 Murder of Fairview Park Neighbor

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley announced that Timothy Sheline was sentenced today to life with the possibility of parole in 20 years for the murder of Gwendolyn Bewley.  more...

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...

In The News

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'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...

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...