Grand Jury Indictments


The Logan County Grand Jury met in session on the 28th day of October, 2016 and returned into open court indictments against the following individuals:

Trey E. Rouse- Burglary in the Third Degree; Theft by Unlawful Taking/Disposition All Others, greater than $500, less than $10,000

Tyrell E. Mitchell- First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, First Offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess

Johnnie L. Hardin- Trafficking in Controlled Substance in the First Degree-Methamphetamine, less than two grams, First Offense; First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, First Offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess

Cecil W. Whitler- Sexual Abuse in the First Degree

Nicholas A. Bridgewater- Rape in the Third Degree; Unlawful Transaction with a Minor in the First Degree- Illegal Sex Act/Physical Injury; Custodial Interference

Jacob T. Embry- Theft by Unlawful Taking/Disposition All Others, greater than $500, less than $10,000

Justin C. Biyleu- 6 counts of Burglary in the Third Degree; Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree-Other; 3 counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking/Disposition All Others, greater than $500, less than $10,000

David M. Lambert- 6 counts of Burglary in the Third Degree; Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree-Other; 3 counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking/Disposition All Others, greater than $500, less than $10,000; Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree

Melissa G. Pearson- Tampering with Physical Evidence; Complicity to Assault in the First Degree; Complicity to Robbery in the First Degree

Cory M. Pearson- Assault in the First Degree; Terroristic Threatening in the Second Degree; Robbery in the First Degree; Tampering with Physical Evidence; Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree

Steven K. Saunders- Promoting Human Trafficking

Brandon S. Simpson- Assault in the Fourth Degree, Domestic Violence, Minor Injury; Unlawful Imprisonment in the First Degree

Katherine M. Berry- Theft by Unlawful Taking/Disposition-All Others, greater than $500, less than $10,000

James C. O’Neal- First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Drug Unspecified, First Offense; Controlled Substance Prescription not in Original Container, First Offense

Joshua C. Belew- Speeding 26MPH or Greater over Limit; Fleeing/Evading Police in the First Degree; Reckless Driving; Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree-Police Officer; 10 counts of Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree; 2 counts of Improper Passing

Cody A. McMillin- Public Intoxication Controlled Substance/Excludes Alcohol; First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, First Offense

Hugh S. Johnson- First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Drug Unspecified, First Offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess; Possession of Marijuana; Cultivate in Marijuana, Five Plants or More, First Offense

Karen M. Johnson- First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, First Offense; First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Drug Unspecified, First Offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess

Michael J. Brewer- Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess; Tampering with Physical Evidence

Michael J. Brewer- Burglary in the Third Degree; Theft by Unlawful Taking/Disposition-All Others, greater than $500, less than $10,000; Criminal Mischief in the First Degree-Other; Theft by Unlawful Taking/Disposition-All Others, under $500

Jona L. Melander- License Plate Not Legible; Driving Motor Vehicle while License Suspended for DUI, First Offense; Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance, First; First Degree Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, First Offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess; Possession of Marijuana

The function of the Grand Jury is to determine whether there is sufficient competent evidence to believe that a crime has been committed by a specific individual. This does not mean those individuals are guilty of a crime. The innocence or guilt is finally determined by a petit jury at trial.

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