Gage Daniel Shafer Haws is accused of robbing numerous banks throughout northwest Ohio, including locations in Bettsville, Kalida and Delta. Police say he also tried to rob a bank in McCutchenville but couldn’t get access to the bank lobby there.
Yost says the state’s civil lawsuit regarding Ohio’s nuclear bailout scandal should be able to resume now that former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and GOP leader Matt Borges have been convicted.
Former state House Speaker Larry Householder and former Ohio Republican Party Chair Matt Borges were convicted Thursday in a $60 million bribery scheme that federal prosecutors have called the largest corruption case in state history.
Jason Sosnowicz is accused of tying up his 12-year-old step son at the Baymont hotel in Northwood where the family was living. Records say he told police he tied the boy up because he “gets into things.”
The government alleges Householder orchestrated a scheme funded by FirstEnergy Corp. to secure the speakership, elect legislative allies, then pass and defend a $1 billion nuclear power plant bailout benefiting the electric utility.
Householder contradicted FBI testimony in his corruption trial, taking the stand for the first time to deny attending a series of dinners where prosecutors allege he and executives of FirstEnergy Corp. hatched a $60 million bribery scheme.
The federal government rested its case Monday in former Republican Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder’s racketeering trial after presenting jurors with reams of financial documents, emails, texts, wire-tap audio and firsthand accounts of what prosecutors allege was a $60 million bribery scheme to pass a $1 billion ratepayer-funded nuclear bailout.