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4.22.2016:  The Post in Athens - Law enforcement issues more than 300 citations during 14Fest weekend

4.12.2016:  Pike County News Watchman - OIU agents remind parents, students of Ohio's alcohol law ahead of prom

4.8.2016:  WCMH - Columbus Police warn of alcohol abuse surrounding prom season

4.5.2016:  The Ledger Independent - Prom season prompts police reminders on underage drinking

4.5.2016:  Perry County Tribune - A reminder for parents and students about prom season from OIU agents

4.4.2016:  OIU Agents Remind Parents and Students of Ohio’s Alcohol Law Ahead of Prom

3.31.2016:  From the Times Recorder - Officials: 40 pounds of marijuana seized from home

3.30.2016:  Sheriff William R. Barker releases information regarding the seizure of over forty (40) pounds of marihuana in Perry County

3.7.2016:  OIU agents remind liquor permits of the time change March 13

3.3.2016:  Bellefontaine Examiner - Indian Lake lodges admit illegal gambling, forfeit nearly $70,000

3.2.2016:  OIU Agents: Celebrate responsibly this St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness and during college fests

2.2.2016:  OIU agents charge 60 with illegal sales in 2015

12.14.2015:  From the Journal-News - Companies traded food stamp benefits for cash, drugs

12.02.2015:  From WLIO in Lima - Serving Alcohol Education

12.02.2015:  From the Chillicothe Gazette - Sheriff’s office to offer alcohol server training

11.30.2015:  WFMJ in Youngstown - Local bars expect large crowds

11.25.2015:  OIU agents remind servers, bartenders to serve responsibly

11.20.2015:   The Daily Advocate in Greenville - Annual campaign launched to promote safe and sober holiday season

11.19.2015:   Advertiser-Tribune in Tiffin - Search warrant executed at Bloomville's American Legion

11.18.2015:   From the Pomeroy Daily Sentinel - State launches 'Tie One On for Safety' campaign

11.03.2015:  Delaware State News - Happy Gas investigation spotlights EBT trafficking

11.02.2015:  From the Columbus Dispatch - Rain thins crowd at Halloween party in Athens

10.28.2015:  From the Columbus Dispatch - Ohio University braces for Halloween street party

10.23.2015:  OIU promotes a safe and responsible Halloween

09.28.2015:  OIU: Eight Cleveland residents indicted on food stamp fraud case

09.25.2015:  OIU agents work to create a safe homecoming season for Ohio’s high school students

09.03.2015:  OIU agents remind football fans and permit holders of Ohio’s alcohol laws

08.27.2015:  Four indicted in June Ashtabula County crash

08.27.2015:  WXIX in Cincinnati - Feds: Butler County business at center of $1M food stamp fraud ring

08.27.2015:  WCPO in Cincinnati - Fairfield food stamp fraud story

08.26.2015:  14 arrest warrants issued in alleged food stamp fraud, drug trafficking conspiracy

08.26.2015:  From WBNS in Columbus - Important Tips To Keep College Freshmen Safe

08.17.2015:  Norwalk Reflector - Liquor agents offer safety tips for students as they return to Ohio's colleges and universities

08.17.2015:  Portsmouth Daily Times - Safety and student drinking

08.13.2015:  OIU agents offer safety tips for students as they return to Ohio's colleges and universities

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

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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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