felony indictments http://wmub.org en State Rep. Peter Beck indicted on 53 additional charges http://wmub.org/post/state-rep-peter-beck-indicted-53-additional-charges <p>State Rep. Peter Beck, a Mason Republican who already faces trial on 16 counts of fraud and theft, was hit with a 53- count felony indictment Thursday stemming from the same case.</p><p>A Hamilton County grand jury issued the latest indictment after a joint investigation by Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.</p><p>The new charges cover a longer period of time than the original indictments last July.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:21:39 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 23085 at http://wmub.org State Rep. Peter Beck indicted on 53 additional charges Beck won't resign Ohio House seat, lawyer says http://wmub.org/post/beck-wont-resign-ohio-house-seat-lawyer-says <p>State Rep. Peter Beck of Mason, indicted Friday on 16 felony charges, will not be resigning from his seat in the Ohio House, his lawyer said Monday.</p><p>"He has no intention of doing that,'' Konrad Kircher, the Mason lawyer who is defending the Republican lawmaker told WVXU. "These are just charges. He plans to fight them, clear his name, and put this behind him."</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:34:40 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 15258 at http://wmub.org Beck won't resign Ohio House seat, lawyer says