The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 23, 2013

21 people indicted by grand jury


Star Beacon

JEFFERSON — EDITOR’S Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until proven guilty. All information is taken from Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court records.

The following people have been indicted by an Ashtabula County Grand Jury and are set for arraignment in Common Pleas Court.

• Alexander Arvanites, 22, of 1726 W. 47th St., Ashtabula, and Thomas M. Carroll II, 22, of 5407 Fort Ave., Ashtabula, and Leslie A. Zadrovec, 30, of 1383 Sherman St., Geneva, were all indicted on charges of breaking and entering and theft following a Sept. 12 incident in Trumbull Township. The theft involved scrap metal.

Arvanites and Carroll were indicted on one count of breaking and entering, one count of theft, one count of complicity to breaking and entering and one count of complicity to theft. Zadrovec was  indicted on one count of breaking and entering and one count of theft.

• Ryan C. Miller, 23, of 2851 Liberty St, Rock Creek, was indicted on one count of illegal manufacture or cultivation of marijuana with a forfeiture specification ($1,300 in cash), one count of possession of marijuana (447.9 grams), one count of possessing criminal tools, one count of trafficking in marijuana and one count of endangering children, a 17 year old, following an Oct. 30 incident in Rock Creek..

• Michael F. Jordan III, 24, 100 Woodlawn, Geneva, was indicted on two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, two counts of assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, one count of possession of heroin and one count of possession of drug abuse instruments following two November incidents in the Geneva area.

• Kyle W. Brown, 22, of 6755 Route 307 W., Geneva, was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property following an Oct. 19 incident in Harpersfield Township involving more than $1,000 of property.

• Matthew E. Mayle, 25, of 222 W. 50th Apt. D, and Anthony L. Montgomery, 42, of 4733 Topper Ave., Ashtabula, and Diana L. Carroll, 18, of 222 W. 50th St., Ashtabula, were indicted on one count of breaking and entering and two counts of theft (more than $1,000 of iron racks from a 77 year old  disabled man) following a Nov. 14 incident on Ann Avenue in Ashtabula.

 Montgomery and Carroll were also indicted on two counts of complicity to theft related to the same event. Carroll was also charged with complicity to breaking and entering as well.

• Jimmy Lee Paul Jr., 19, of 3116 Johnson Court, Ashtabula, was indicted on one count of trafficking in heroin (19.3 grams), one count of possessing criminal tools (a digital scale) and one count of aggravated possession of drugs (9 Oxycotin pills) following a Nov. 20 incident in Ashtabula.

• Alexis Lou Newsome, 26, and Sharron L. Bowden, 34, both of 623 W. 38th St., Ashtabula, were both indicted on one count of felonious assault following a Nov. 18 incident in Ashtabula.

• Tyler Shine, 19, of 6262 Route 322, Williamsfield, was indicted on 13 counts of illegal manufacture of drugs and one count of failure to comply with a police officer following Dec. 5 incidents in Cherry Valley.

• Khiree D. Traylor, 21, of 475 W. Hyloc St., of Youngstown, was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs (Oxycodone Hydrochloride) following a Nov. 16 incident in Ashtabula.

• Travis Leatherman, 26, of 6645 Hammond Corners Road, Pierpont, was indicted on one count of possession of heroin (less than a gram) following a November incident in Geneva..

• Majerus Liggans, 42, of 3413 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, was indicted on one count of burglary and one count of theft (more than $1,000) following a July 16 incident in Ashtabula..

• Paul Calaway Jr., 47, of 5105 S. Ridge Road, Madison, was indicted on one count of breaking and entering and one count of petty theft following a Feb. 10 incident in Ashtabula..

• Joseph M. Hadlock, 19, presently an inmate at Lorain Correctional Institution in Grafton, was indicted on one count of escape, two counts of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, one count of aggravated possession of drugs and one count of possession of drug abuse instruments.

• Patricia L. Flynn, 39, of 2370 Netcher Road, Jefferson, was indicted one count of failure to appear for a court hearing on a possession of heroin charge.

• Tod Kuscsik Jr., 42, of 2335 Eureka Road, Ashtabula, was indicted on one count of failure to appear for a Dec. 17 court hearing on an illegal manufacture of drugs charge.

• Heather N. Shellenberger, 27, of 3583 Austin Road #39, Geneva, was indicted on one count of failure to appear for a Dec. 28 court hearing on two counts of illegal assembly of drugs.