Meigs County man indicted by Gallia County Grand Jury

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – A Meigs County man has been indicted on a drug charge in Gallia County.

According to Prosecuting Attorney Jason D. Holdren the Gallia County Grand Jury met in April and returned an indictment Matthew A. Ward, 23, of Pomeroy, Ohio. Ward has been indicted on one count of Possession of Heroin, a felony of the fifth degree.

The Gallia County Grand Jury additionally returned indictments for the following individuals: 

Tabetha L. M. Call, 31, of Bidwell, Ohio, one count of Illegal Manufacturing of Drugs, a felony of the second degree; one count of Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for Manufacture of Methamphetamine, a felony of the second degree; and two counts of Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for Manufacture of Methamphetamine, felonies of the second degree.

Daniel A. Crittendon, 38, of Bidwell, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the third degree; one count of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the third degree; and one count of Receiving Stolen Property, a felony of the fourth degree.     

Robert L. Bergman, III, 24, of Brookville, Ohio, one count of Possession of Cocaine, a felony of the third degree; one count of Trafficking in Cocaine, a felony of the third degree; one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of Possession of LSD, a felony of the fifth degree.   

Nathan W. Randolph, 38, of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Jennings L. Reynolds, 57, of Bidwell, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Jennifer L. Waggoner, 37, of Vinton, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Justin C. Roberts, 24, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Joshua L. George, 33, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

David G. Hammack, 20, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the third degree; and one count of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the third degree.

Jericho A. B. Kanniard, 23, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the third degree; and one count of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the third degree.

Nelson Jones, 38, of Crown City, Ohio, four counts of Non-Support of Dependents, felonies of the fifth degree.   

Christopher A. Smith, 30, of Pleasant Plain, Ohio, three counts of Non-Support of Dependents, felonies of the fifth degree.   

James Oiler, 38, of Jackson, Ohio, three counts of Non-Support of Dependents, felonies of the fifth degree.   

James M. Kirker, 51, one count of Burglary, a felony of the second degree; and one count of Burglary, a felony of the third degree.

Michael B. Myers, 53, one count of Burglary, a felony of the second degree; and one count of Burglary, a felony of the third degree.

Andrew L. Williams, 41, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Johnny R. Coughenour, 38, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Fentanyl Related Compound, a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of Tampering with Evidence, a felony of the third degree.

Tosha D. Payne, 23, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Jeremy A. Griffith, 39, of Gallipolis, Ohio, two counts of Failure to Appear, felonies of the fourth degree.  

Robert E. Mannon, 37, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Failure to Appear, a felony of the fourth degree.  

Jeremy L. Buck, 39, of Gallipolis, Ohio, one count of Failure to Appear, a felony of the fourth degree.  

Lisa A. Brewer, 47, of Thurman, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Christina L. Lawson, 49, of Rio Grande, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Charles L. R. Cordell, 32, of Vinton, Ohio, one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

Thomas A. Polcyn, 37, one count of Breaking and Entering, a felony of the fifth degree.  

Nathan L. Burnem, 36, one count of Breaking and Entering, a felony of the fifth degree.  

Missey R. Priddy, 36, of Byesville, Ohio, two counts of Burglary, felonies of the second degree.  

The cases against those indicted will proceed in the Gallia County Common Pleas Court. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.