42 people indicted in Butler, Warren counties

The grand jury room in Butler County. GREG LYNCH / STAFF
The grand jury room in Butler County. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

Grand juries, which meet in secret, review criminal charges brought by police and prosecutors and investigate possible criminal behavior. The proceedings are usually one-sided, the accused is not present and witnesses are not cross-examined.

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A grand jury may issue an indictment if it finds probable cause that a crime was committed and the accused person is responsible. An indictment is an accusation that must then be proven in court. The grand jury may also elect to issue no indictment.

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BUTLER COUNTY

Indictments returned during a recent session of the Butler County grand jury:

  • Nicole Hayes, 835 Franklin St., Hamilton; indicted on one count each of possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, and possessing drug abuse instruments.
  • Samantha J. Gifford, 293 Joyce Park Drive, Fairfield; indicted on one count each of tampering with evidence, possession of heroin, and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Thien Vu Nguyen, 940 N. Ruby, Apt. 205, Spokane, Wa.; indicted on one count each of possession of marijuana and trafficking in marijuana.
  • Cody Lewis, 1436 Shuler Ave., Hamilton;; indicted on one count each of possession of heroin, aggravated possession of drugs (direct), and possessing drug abuse instruments.
  • William Howard Brewer, 2012 Linden Ave., Middletown; indicted on one count each of having weapons while under disability, aggravated possession of drugs, possession of heroin, receiving stolen property, and illegal conveyance of weapons or prohibited items onto grounds of specified governmental facility.
  • John David Walker, 1704 Yankee Road, Middletown; indicted on two counts of domestic violence.
  • Jay D. Adams, 1979 Williams St., Hamilton; indicted on one count each of illegal manufacture of drugs, and illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs.
  • Lawrence D. Brightman III, 1716 N. Derexa Drive, Hamilton; indicted on one count each of theft and theft (direct).
  • Clayton J. Gregory Jr., 415 Mars Drive, Apt. A, Trenton; indicted on three counts of receiving stolen property, and one count of misuse of credit cards.
  • Anna Ballinger-Croucher, 415 Mars Drive, Apt. A, Trenton; indicted on two counts each of receiving stolen property (direct) and receiving stolen property, and one count of misuse of credit cards (direct).
  • Michael Baker, address unknown; certified back to the lower court on one count of criminal trespass.
  • Marshall Alan Bakian, 3207 Gobel Ave., 3, Cincinnati; indicted on one count of forgery.
  • Julio Cesar Ledezma-Sanchez, 4539 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati; indicted on two counts of endangering children, and one count each of possession of cocaine, trafficking in cocaine, failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, and resisting arrest.
  • David Allen Gayhart, 409 Maple St., Lot 2, College Corner, Ind.; indicted on one count each of aggravated trafficking in drugs, aggravated possession of drugs, and possessing drug abuse instruments.

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  • Julie A. Volz, 6644 Hearne Road, Apt. 202, Cincinnati; indicted on one count each of receiving stolen property and theft.
  • Melissa Jessie, 1680 Shuler Ave., Hamilton; indicted on one count each of forgery and petty theft.
  • Gregory P. Nelson, 47 Pebblebrook Lane, Hamilton; certified back to the lower court on one count each of criminal simulation, petty theft, criminal simulation (direct), and petty theft (direct).
  • Timothy W. Duffy, 3118 Ottawa St., Middletown; indicted on one count of grand theft.
  • Leeann Shantel Holey, 3124 Parsons Ave., Columbus; indicted on one count of illegal processing of drug documents.
  • Morgan Strodel, 103 Harrison, Middletown; indicted on one count each of robbery and obstructing official business.
  • Eileen A. Rose, 367 Hampshire Drive, Apt. 7, Hamilton; indicted on one count each of aggravated arson, and criminal damaging or endangering.
  • Shane M. Gabbard, 2121 Grand Blvd., Hamilton; indicted on one count of theft.
  • Christopher G. Boggs, 1120 Reservior, Hamilton; certified back to the lower court on one count each of aggravated menacing (direct) and obstructing official business.
  • Christopher Will Reese, 211 Wayne Ave., Hamilton; indicted on one count of burglary.
  • Ian Matthew Perry, 610 Burr Oak St., Cincinnati; indicted on one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.
  • Christopher Wallen, 1147 NW Washington Blvd., Apt. 7, Hamilton; indicted on one count of felonious assault.
  • Matthew Kennedy, 946 Thomas Hollow Road, Lucasville; indicted on one count of robbery.
  • Luke C. Lilly, 2208 Jefferson Ave., Apt. 17, Norwood; indicted on one count of robbery.
  • Clarence C. Paugh, 4007 Vannest Ave., Middletown; indicted on two counts of breaking and entering (direct), and one count of grand theft.
  • Robert Ramos Jr., 1034 Park Lane, Middletown; indicted on one count each of trafficking in marijuana (direct) and possession of marijuana (direct).
  • Shawnte L. Cobb, 1034 Park Lane, Middletown; indicted on one count each of trafficking in marijuana (direct) and possession of marijuana (direct).
  • Glenn M. Harbaugh, 628 Quail Hollow Drive, Trenton; indicted on three counts of rape (direct).

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WARREN COUNTY

PHOTOS: Look who's been booked into the Warren County Jail

The Warren County grand jury returned these indictments during a recent session:

  • Nicholas M. Diss, 401 Welch Road, Morrow; indicted on one count each of possession of heroin, aggravated possession of drugs, possession of drug abuse instrument, and operation while under the influence of alcohol or drug of abuse.
  • Kenneth J. Sunnycalb, 439 Morrow Road, Lot 160, S. Lebanon; indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs.
  • Abigail L. Eberhardt, 6524 Cedar Ridge Drive, Loveland; indicted on one count each of aggravated possession of drugs, operation while under the influence of alcohol or drug of abuse, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Shan A. Khan, 285 Inverness Ave., Vandalia; indicted on one count each of aggravated possession of drugs, and operation while under the influence of alcohol or drug of abuse.

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  • Robert Lamons II, 326 French Ave., Fort Wayne, In.; indicted on one count of possession of marijuana.
  • Misuk Park, 331 Quail Court, Lebanon; indicted on one count each of harassment with bodily substance, and resisting arrest.
  • Michael L. Denny, 511 E. Warren St., Lebanon; indicted on one count each of possession of cocaine, aggravated possession of drugs, and operation while under the influence of alcohol or drug of abuse.
  • Brianna L. Lidstone, Warren County Jail; indicted on one count each of theft from a person in a protected class, and theft.
  • Dustin L. Watkins, Warren County Jail; indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs.
  • Amy M. Dillman, Warren County Jail; indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs.

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