Crime / Courts

Grand Jury hands down 24 indictments

By Nikki Blankenship

Scioto County Candor

Scioto County Grand Jury has returned 18 public indictments and six secret indictments. Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn announced that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on March 16, when the indictments were returned.

Those indicted include:

 

LAURA BELCHER, 26

Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on:

Failure to Appear

Belcher has an open case for theft charges.

 

CHARLES E. LENNOX, 33

Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on:

Failure to Appear

Lennox failed to appear for a court date related to charges of carrying a concealed weapon and receiving stolen property.

 

JESSICA L. VICKERS, 30

Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on:

Failure to Appear

Vickers has an open criminal case for possession of heroin.

 

RICKY ANDREWS, 29

Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on:

Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs

Trafficking in Cocaine

Trafficking in Heroin

2 Counts of Aggravated Possession of Drugs

Possession of Marihuana

Possession of Cocaine

Possession of Heroin

 

LUCIAN CROCKETT, 59

Chillicothe, Ohio, was indicted on:

Felonious Assault

 

RODNEY S. REYNOLDS, 43

Crab Orchard, Kentucky, was indicted on:

Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle

 

SERGE R. KAHINDO, 20

Dayton, Ohio, was indicted on:

2 Counts of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs

Trafficking in Heroin

2 Counts of Aggravated Possession of Drugs

Possession of Heroin

 

JEREMY R. WEINSHEIMER, 37

Lucasville, Ohio, was indicted on:

Aggravated Possession of Drugs

 

YOLANDA R. WHIMAN, 20

Lucasville, Ohio, was indicted on:

Aggravated Possession of Drugs

 

JOHN A. TUGGLE, 50

McDermott, Ohio, was indicted on:

Grand Theft/Motor Vehicle

Receiving Stolen Property

 

JEREMY RAY WEINSHEIMER, 37

Lucasville, Ohio, was indicted on:

Aggravated Possession of Drugs

 

JEFFREY A. BOLDMAN, 51

Lucasville, Ohio, was indicted on:

Aggravated Possession of Drugs

Possessing Drug Abuse Instruments

 

ADAM N. BLEVINS, 37

Ironton, Ohio, was indicted on:

Vandalism

Grand Theft

Possessing Criminal Tools

 

BARBARA CROCKETT, 34

Wheelersburg, Ohio, was indicted on:

2 Counts of Assault

2 Counts of Domestic Violence

 

JASON M. JAMES, 39

Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on:

Possessing Criminal Tools

2 Counts of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs

Trafficking in Heroin

3 Counts of Aggravated Possession of Drugs

Possession of Heroin

 

DONALD RAY COPLEY, JR., 33

Franklin Furnace, Ohio, was indicted on:

Breaking and Entering

Possessing Criminal Tools

 

PAUL HOLBROOK, 24

Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on:

Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for the Manufacture of Drugs

Aggravated Possession of Drugs

Possession of Drugs

Possessing Drug Abuse Instruments

 

RYAN C. HOLSINGER, 34

McDermott, Ohio, was indicted on:

Failure to Comply with an Order or Signal of a Police Officer

Possessing Drug Abuse Instruments

Illegal Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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The Scioto County Grand Jury meets each Friday.