Assistant Prosecutor Michael Wiener
A graduate of Wheeling Jesuit College and the Dayton College of Law, Michael started with the County Prosecutor’s Office in 2002. Michael handles the prosecution of juvenile criminal cases, represents Children Services in abuse/neglect cases, and represents the Child Support Enforcement Agency. Michael represents the County in all foreclosure matters. Michael is a full time employee of the County Prosecutor’s Office.
Assistant Prosecutor Ryan Hoovler
A graduate of the Ohio State University and Regent Law School, Ryan joined the County Prosecutor’s Office in 2013. Ryan’s primary responsibilities include felony prosecution and representing the Child Support Enforcement Agency on cases in Domestic Relations. Prior to joining the Prosecutor’s Office, Ryan owned his own law firm. He also served the Cities of Ontario and Mansfield as a prosecutor. Ryan is a full time employee of the County Prosecutor’s Office.
Assistant Prosecutor Rhonda Best
A graduate of Heidelberg University and the University of Toledo College of Law, Rhonda joined the Crawford County Prosecutor’s Office in 2018. Prior to her service here, Rhonda served in a similar capacity in Seneca County as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Rhonda's primary responsibilities are to prosecute misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases and represent the Child Support Enforcement Agency. Rhonda is a full time employee of the County Prosecutor’s Office. She also teaches at Heidelburg University.
James R. Scott
Jim joined the County Prosecutor’s Office in 2002 and has served as the Director of Victims’ Services ever since. Jim provides that the rights afforded to victims of crime are afforded in each case. Those rights include notification of court hearings, preparation for testifying, determinations of restitution requests, and the formulation of appropriate victim statements at sentencing.
Karen Williams – Administrative Assistant
Karen joined the County Prosecutor’s Office in 2003 and has also worked at the Crawford County Municipal Court and Crawford County Auditor’s Office. Karen's responsibilities include assisting on misdemeanor cases, preparing Grand Jury, and completing payroll.
Heather Slayton – Administrative Assistant
Heather joined the Prosecutor’s Office in 2013 after serving Crawford County for five years as an Assistant Clerk of Court. Heather’s primary responsibilities include assisting on felony matters, budgetary matters, and office management.
Kristy Armbruster – Paralegal/Administrative Assistant
Kristy joined the County Prosecutor’s office in 2013 upon completing her Paralegal Certificate from North Central State College. Her primary responsibilities include assisting on juvenile, child support, foreclosures, and township matters.
Leslie Mack – Paralegal
Leslie joined the County Prosecutor’s Office in 2015 after serving as paralegal to Crawford County Common Pleas Court Judge Russell Wiseman for thirteen years. In addition to her service at the Court, Leslie is a certified mediator and has advocated on behalf of victims in her prior employment with a victim’s shelter. Her primary responsibilities include legal research, trial preparation, foreclosure mediation. Leslie has an associate degree from Marion Technical College in Paralegal Studies.