The prosecuting attorney prosecutes
all criminal actions in the name of the State of Ohio and serves as chief
legal counsel to the county.
The prosecutor is responsible for the
prosecution of all felony, misdemeanor and traffic offenses that occur
within the county.
The prosecutor represents all elected
county officials, all agencies, boards and commissions that are part of
county government as well as school districts and the fourteen townships
that comprise Carroll County.
The prosecutor also has the responsibility
to prosecute all juvenile cases including child abuse, neglect, dependency,
unruly and delinquency cases.
The prosecutor also provides legal
counsel to the Carroll County Child Support Enforcement Agency in the enforcement
of child support orders. These services include the establishment
and enforcement of child support orders, action filed pursuant to the Uniform
Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act (URESA) and criminal non-support