Bill Named For Anthony Wayne Grad Unveiled

(Columbus, OH)   Debate will soon begin in the Ohio legislature on a bill named to honor a murdered Anthony Wayne High School graduate.  

Lawmakers unveiled the Reagan Tokes Act Wednesday, proposing several reforms for the sentencing and post-release monitoring of violent felons.  The murder victim's mother joined a bipartisan group of state lawmakers at the Ohio Statehouse Wednesday.

Tokes was kidnapped, raped and killed this year in Columbus by an ex-con with a long list of violent crimes.  Prosecutors say the suspect was under GPS monitoring, but was not on a 24-hour watch. The bill is set up to correct those types of shortcomings.


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