Grand jury indictments

Chantz Allen of 5210 Blair Road, Perry, was indicted on receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

Allen is accused of receiving or disposing of a stolen 2015 Toyota RAV4 and possessing or using .1 gram of Schedule II methamphetamine March 9 in Geneva.

 

David Jason Simon of 1508 Market St., Youngstown, was indicted on domestic violence, a third-degree felony.

Allen is accused of attempting or causing physical harm to a child under 13 years old April 9 in Richmond Township and has previously been convicted of two or more domestic violence offenses.

 

Nicholas Michael Perala of 4534 Lake Road E., Lot 91, Geneva, was indicted on failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, a first-degree misdemeanor; four counts of felonious assault, all second-degree felonies; assault, a first-degree misdemeanor; operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse, or a combination of them, a first-degree misdemeanor; and driving while under suspension, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Perala is accused of causing serious physical harm to a woman, attempting or causing physical harm to a man, attempting or causing physical harm to a man and two woman with a motor vehicle, fleeing or eluding police with a motor vehicle after being signaled to stop, operating a vehicle while under the influence, and driving while under license suspension April 21 in Geneva.

 

Hadjie Lazu Rivera, Jr., of 3129 Glover Drive, Ashtabula, was indicted on domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony.

Rivera, Jr., is accused of attempting or causing physical harm to a household member April 21 in Ashtabula while having previously been convicted of a domestic violence offense.

 

Ryan M. Cole of 9955 Union Ridge Road, Campbell, was indicted on two counts of forgery and two counts of theft, all fifth-degree felonies.

Cole is accused of having forged 19 checks totaling $2,735 from a construction business on or between April 4 and Dec. 25, 2018, plus checks in the amount of $180 and $160 on or between Jan. 5 and 18 in Ashtabula township.

 

Alisas E. Pentek of 7339 Debra Lane, Andover, was indicted on aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

Pentek is accused of possessing or using less than .1 gram of Schedule II fentanyl on Sept. 25 in Williamsfield Township.

 

Chanti Catherine Owens of 4293 North Ridge Road E., Geneva, was indicted on aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony; possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony; and possessing drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor.

Owens is accused of possessing or using less than .1 gram of Schedule II fentanyl/heroin and syringes used for drugs Sept. 7 in Saybrook Township.

 

Brandon Brown of 7787 Route 45, North Bloomfield, was indicted on aggravated possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies.

Brown is accused of possessing .75 gram of Schedule II methamphetamine and a digital scale used for drugs Oct. 20 in Ashtabula Township.

 

Trab Bender of 25 Freedom Road, Painesville, was indicted on aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

Bender is accused of possessing or using less than .1 gram of Schedule II fentanyl Oct. 24 in Geneva.

 

Jaimes Rafael Ortiz

of 653 Breezewood Lane, Orwell, was indicted on three counts of trafficking in heroin, a third-degree and two fourth-degree felonies; two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a third-degree and a fourth-degree felony; and trafficking in counterfeit controlled substance, a fifth-degree felony.

Ortiz is accused of offering or selling 1.73 grams of heroin/Schedule II fentanyl

in the vicinity of a school on April 25, 2018 in Rock Creek village; 1.96 grams of heroin/Schedule II fentanyl on May 1, 2018 in Orwell village; and 2.11 grams of heroin on May 3, 2018 in Orwell village.

 

David Michael Moore, unknown, was indicted on receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony; petty theft, a first-degree misdemeanor; and three counts of forgery, all fifth-degree felonies.

Moore is accused of having forged checks in the amount of $180 and $192 on Aug. 8; plus $243 on Aug. 9; and a stolen company check in the amount of $423 on or between Aug. 8-9 in Geneva.