5 things to know about grand juries

20 people indicted recently in Warren County

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 because the accused is not present and witnesses are not cross-examined.

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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WARREN COUNTY

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

Tiffany Brooke Worthington, 253 Ilene Ave., S. Lebanon; indicted on one count each of domestic violence and endangering children.

Gregory Robert Tiemann, 1934 Fairmont Ave., Cincinnati; indicted on one count each of possession of a Fentanyl-related compound, and possessing drug abuse instruments.

Dustin Mathew Setser, 19 Dedham Drive, Hamilton; indicted on one count each of burglary, theft, and telecommunications fraud.

Jerald J. Clark, 5608 Zoar Road, Lot 24, Morrow; indicted on one count each of aggravated possession of drugs, and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

Robert Derek Jones, 4187 Beach Trail, Jamestown; indicted on one count of theft from a person in a protected class.

Karlos D. Huff, 528 18th Ave., Middletown; indicted on one count each of aggravated trafficking in drugs, and aggravated possession of drugs.

Rachael Michelle Eunice Luckey, 25 E. Fifth St., Franklin; indicted on one count of aggravated menacing.

Betty E. Fulks, 3679 Peidmont Road, Huntington, W.V.; indicted on one count each of receiving stolen property, possessing drug abuse instruments, and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jeffrey Thomas Chambers, 9060 Arrowcreek Drive, Oregonia; indicted on one count each of assault; obstructing official business; operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination of them; aggravated menacing; criminal damaging or endangering; and resisting arrest.

Robert Pelfrey, 4622 Wilson Road, Jameston; indicted on one count of grand theft.

Shirlene M. Saunders, 1397 E. 18th Ave., Columbus; indicted on one count each of theft, possessing criminal tools, and criminal damaging or endangering.

Maurice L. Whyte II, 5285 Arrowood Loop W., Columbus; indicted on one count each of theft, possessing criminal tools, and criminal damaging or endangering.

Amanda Cherney, 1028 Elwood St., Middletown; indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs.

Chad McGuire, 5223 Robinson Vail Road, Franklin; indicted on one count each of receiving stolen property, misuse of credit cards, and petty theft.

Dustin Harold Mullins, 4176 Back Lane, Franklin; indicted on one count of possession of drugs.

Mycool Williams, 1921 Robinson Renaker Road, Berry, Ky.; indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs.

Tari Lee Cortright, 705 Hanover St., Hamilton; indicted on one count each of theft from a person in a protected class, and theft.

Ryan Proctor, 1266 Colonial Drive, Hamilton; indicted on one count each of theft from a person in a protected class, and theft.

Keith Alan Baker, 303 E. Market, Germantown; indicted on three counts of public indecency.

Kirbi Renee Back, 4990 Eck Road, Middletown; indicted on one count each of aggravated possession of drugs, and possessing drug abuse instruments.

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