The Logansport senator spent 14 years as a deputy prosecutor.
Investigators noticed a pattern that revealed at least 48 property owners, mostly in Marion County, who have been swindled.
National legislation banning the tiny plastic particles on December 28. Indiana passed a law banning microbeads in April of last year.
The Republican announced his candidacy to replace Greg Zoeller on Monday morning in downtown Indianapolis.
Only 55 of Indiana’s nearly 500 law enforcement agencies are trained and equipped with the drug.
Indiana was part of an effort to block the EPA’s power plant rule before it became final.
Greg Zoeller will be in Mexico City later this week for the CWAG Alliance Partnership Binational State Attorney General Exchange.
Volkswagen admitted late last week it had installed software on 11 million diesel vehicles designed to fool emission tests.
The group wants Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller to issue a brief on the issue of public access to legislative emails.
Judge Lorenzo Arredondo has filed paperwork to form a campaign committee for attorney general.