Posted: 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
1996-2006: Dayton School Board member
Feb. 14, 2006: Formally designates Richmond Jones as his campaign treasurer
November 14, 2006: Appointed to the 39th House District seat after Dixie Allen vacated her seat to run for county commissioner as a Republican
2007-08: Served as Third Vice President of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus and treasurer of the OLBC Foundation
January 2009: Appointed to state Controlling Board
March 2012: First interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation
June 12: Luckie stopped attending sessions and meetings of lawmakers
Aug. 9: Dayton Daily News reports Luckie is under criminal investigation
Aug. 10: Luckie withdraws from race against Republican Jeff Wellbaum
Aug. 12: Democrats choose former state Sen. Fred Strahorn to replace Luckie on the ballot
Oct. 10: Luckie is charged with 45 felony counts and 4 misdemeanor counts and enters a not-guilty plea on all counts
Charges against state Rep. Clayton Luckie, D-Dayton
Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity, 1 count
Theft in Office, 2 counts
Money Laundering, 12 counts
Tampering with Records, 2 counts
Tampering with Evidence, 3 counts
Forgery, 1 count
Election Falsification, 24 counts
Filing false financial disclosure statements, 4 counts
Charges against Luckie, according to indictment
45 felonies including: Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity, Theft in Office, Money Laundering and Forgery. Twenty-four of those counts are related to filing false campaign finance documents.
4 misdemeanors related to filing false financial disclosure statements.
11 years in prison is what Luckie faces for the most serious charge – Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity, commonly referred to as a RICO charge.
Follow the money
$130,000 was diverted from campaign accounts
Almost $19,000 total from 169 ATMs and other cash withdrawals that were made from campaign accounts
$1,700 in cash withdrawals at Indiana, Florida and West Virginia casinos
$1,800 online transfer from his campaign fund to make a home equity line of credit payment to a bank
Nearly $40,000 in debit card transactions including at retail businesses that include Morris Home Furnishings, Weber Jewelers, Elder Beerman, Best Buy, Babies R Us and Walmart.
Timeline of Luckie’s career and an in-depth look at the charges he’s facing. A10
Complete list of charges facing Luckie. A10
Democrat Fred Strahorn and Republican Jeffrey Wellbaum are running for Luckie’s Ohio House seat. B1
Video of Luckie at the courthouse. daytondailynews.com
Our reporters in Columbus and Dayton have stayed on this story from the beginning and our special reporting will continue this Sunday with an examination of Luckie’s career and what will happen next in the investigation.