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Shane A. Tieman became Scioto County Prosecuting Attorney in 2018. He was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1998, and has spent the majority of his career working with law enforcement and serving the public.

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Our mission is to protect the rights, property, and well-being of the citizens of Scioto County, Ohio through the aggressive and efficient prosecution of criminal offenders, and to provide accurate and timely legal counsel to county and township officials.

 Duties and Responsibilities

The Prosecuting Attorney represents the State of Ohio by inquiring into and prosecuting felony crimes committed in Scioto County by adults and all offenses committed by juveniles. The Scioto County Prosecuting Attorney is also legal counsel for county officials, county agencies, townships and various boards.

The Prosecuting Attorney prosecutes, on behalf of the state, all complaints, suits, and controversies in which the state is a party, and other suits, matters, and controversies that the prosecuting attorney is required to prosecute within or outside the county, in the probate court, court of common pleas, and court of appeals.

Provided Services

Criminal Division

  • Prosecution of adult felony cases and probation violations.

  • Legal advisor to local law enforcement regarding felony investigations. 

  • Special Victims Unit

  • Criminal Appeals

Civil Division

  • Legal advisor for county and township officers, boards, commissions, and other county entities.

  • Represents the county treasurer and all matters related to the collection of personal property taxes, and Board of Tax Appeal cases.

  • Represents the county in collection of past due child support.

  • Representation of Children Services

Juvenile Division

  • Prosecution of juveniles in delinquency, unruly, and traffic matters. 

  • Prosecution of adults for truancy issues and contributing to delinquency. 

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