Archived Press Releases


2014 Press Releases



11/18/14    City Attorney Releases Second Installment of Neighborhood Documentary Video Series


11/10/14    City Attorney, Humane Society Teaming Up to Search for Clues on Animal Cruelty Cold Cases


10/22/14    'Craiglist Con Man' Strikes Again


8/28/14    City Attorney Launching Neighborhood Documentary Series


8/11/14    City Attorney Partnering with Homeless Coalition


7/15/14    Child Endangering Suspect Arrested


6/25/14    City Shuts Down Third Crime-Plagued Hotel in North Columbus


5/28/14    Authorities Searching for the ‘Soda Pop Swindler’


5/27/14    Hotel Known as 'One Stop Shop' for Drugs and Prostitution Shut Down


5/14/14    Former 'Dirty Dozen' Animal Abuser Wanted Again


4/2/14    City Wins Lawsuit Against Developer Accused of Cutting Down Hundreds of Trees in Reservoir Buffer Zone


3/26/14    City Attorney Chief of Staff Named 'Prosecutor of the Year'


3/5/14    'Hi-Def Hoodlum' Wanted by Authorities


1/22/14    Another Hotel Known for Prostitution and Drug Trafficking Shut Down


1/21/14    Owners of Troubled Hotel Found Guilty of Maintaining Public Nuisance


1/16/14    City Attorney Releases Theft Statistics for 2013


2013 Press Releases




11/6/13    ‘Baby Formula Bandit’ Wanted by Authorities


11/1/13    City Attorney Pfeiffer's Documentary on Domestic Violence Premieres this Weekend


10/7/13    Authorities Searching for Electronics Thief


9/5/13    ‘One-Woman Crime Wave’ Wanted Again


7/31/13    ‘Name-Brand Bandit’ Strikes Again


7/25/13    Arrests Made in Animal Cruelty ‘Summer Sweep’


7/17/13    City Attorney's Office Announces Summer Sweep for Animal Cruelty Cases


7/8/13    Man Accused of Breaking Into His Neighbors' Cars


6/18/13    Authorities Searching for Copper Thief with History of Indecency and Violence


5/1/13    Authorities searching for offender whose criminal career spans decades


4/2/13    Suspect with seven prior OVI convictions considered a danger after trying to avoid number eight


3/8/13    Columbus Chief Prosecutor Appointed to Ohio Supreme Court Commission


3/7/13    Chief of Staff Hedrick Wins Award for Developing Warrant Program


2/26/13    Authorities Searching for 'Craigslist Con Man'


1/15/13    City Attorney’s Office Releases More 2012 Data


1/10/13    City Attorney’s Office Releases 2012 Theft Stats


2012 Press Releases




12/27/12    City Attorney’s Office Releases Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’


11/14/12    Suspect with Twenty Aliases and Nine Dates of Birth Sought by Authorities


10/11/12    Ex-Con Wanted for Stealing, Abandoning Step-Son at the Scene of the Crime


09/14/12    Senior Citizens Help City Attorney Shut Down Illegal After-Hours Club


08/28/12    Authorities Searching for Another Wanted Graffiti Vandal


08/24/12    Notorious Graffiti Vandal to Spend 238 Days in Jail


08/21/12    New Episode of "Fugitive Files" Focuses on Animal Cruelty Warrants


08/01/12    Fugitive Wanted for Violating Probation, Failing to Pay Restitution to Victims


07/09/12    Authorities Searching for Hospital Scrub Scofflaw


06/29/12    City Attorney Takes Fugitive Program to the Airwaves


06/27/12    City Attorney's Effort to Enforce Arrest Warrants Has Far-Flung Impact


06/20/12    Prosecutors hoping to bring ‘petty but persistent’ thief to justice


06/15/12    Seminar on ‘Bath Salts’ and Other Illicit Drugs Being Held Today


06/13/12    City Attorney Pfeiffer Hosting Seminar on ‘Bath Salts’ and Other Illicit Drugs


05/30/12    Suspect Sought by City Attorney's Office Has a History of Violence


05/08/12    Serial Thief Sought by City Attorney's Office


04/17/12    Fugitive Wanted on 10 Charges


03/29/12    Alleged Member of Dyson Vacuum Cleaner Theft Ring Arrested


03/22/12    Assistant City Attorney Appointed to Work with United States Attorney’s Office


03/13/12    Man wanted for beating his two-year old nephew, assaulting his elderly grandmother


03/01/12     City Attorney Receiving Recognition for Use of Social Media


02/22/12     City Attorney Recoups Record Amount


01/19/12     Thief wanted for stealing Dyson vacuum cleaners and deodorant


01/12/12     City Attorney Traces Bad Apples to Washington


01/12/12     City Attorney Tracks Down Absentee Landlords in Tacoma


01/5/12     Police Arrest Fugitive of the Week


2011 Press Releases




12/19/11     Restive Fugitive Wanted for Resisting Arrest


11/15/11     Career Criminal is the City Attorney's Latest Fugitive of the Week


11/3/11     Twitter, Facebook and Media Coverage Help Lead to Fugitive's Arrest


10/31/11     Red-Headed Thief Caught Red-Handed


10/12/11     City Attorney Announces Latest Fugitive of the Week


09/19/11     Beauty Product Bandit Still on the Loose


09/14/11     City Attorney Pfeiffer Unveils a Documentary on Vacant and Abandoned Properties


08/11/11     Columbus' Most Wanted Voyeur In Custody


07/19/11     Columbus City Attorney Targeting Columbus' Most Wanted Voyeur


06/17/11     Graffiti Vandal Wanted in Columbus Located in Northeast Ohio


06/10/11     Strategic Response Bureau Arrests another Fugitive of the Week


05/27/11     Public Pressure Convinces Graffiti Vandal To Surrender


05/23/11     City Attorney Targets Another Offender Running from Justice


05/20/11     Most Wanted Graffiti Vandal in Columbus Arrested


05/09/11     Fugitive Caught after Three Years Running from Justice


05/09/11     Mother/Daughter Band of Thieves Wanted