Meigs County Grand Jury Indicts 20

Meigs County Grand Jury Indicts 20

POMEROY, Ohio – Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley announces that the June 2020 session of the Meigs County Grand Jury returned 20 indictments.  Those indicted include the following:

Aggravated Vehicular Homicide

Camilo Casanova, 30, of New Philadelphia, Ohio, was indicted for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, a felony of the first degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Drug Offenses

Brittany Blessing, 32, of Jackson, Ohio, was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

James Calvert, 37, of Bidwell, Ohio, was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Fentanyl), a felony of the fifth degree, Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the second degree, Possession of Drugs (Cocaine), a felony of the fifth degree, Possession of Drugs (Oxycodone), a felony of the fifth degree, Possession of Drugs (Hydrocodone), a felony of the fifth degree, and Tampering with Evidence, a felony of the third degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Jason Leach, 35, of Glouster, Ohio, was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Michelle Leach, 34, of Glouster, Ohio, was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Steven Mills, 26, of Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia, was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

William Morgan, 57, of Athens, Ohio, was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the third degree, and Possession of Drugs (Cocaine), a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Earl Pickens, 56, of Pomeroy, Ohio was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Heroin), a felony of the fifth degree, and Possession of Drugs (Fentanyl), a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Robin Wood, 60, of Langsville, Ohio, was indicted for Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Weapons Offenses

Sean Braley, 48, of Middleport, Ohio, was indicted for Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle, a felony of the fourth degree, and Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Tyler Wolfe, 28, of Racine, Ohio, was indicted for Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated this matter.

Non-Support of Dependents

Charles Hensley, 32, of Portland, Ohio, was indicted for Non-Support of Dependents, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated this matter.

Ronnie Johnson, 42, of Coolville, Ohio, was indicted for Non-Support of Dependents, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated this matter.

Rachel Reeves, 39, of Pomeroy, Ohio, was indicted for Non-Support of Dependents, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated this matter.

Isaiah Riffle, 35, of Bidwell, Ohio, was indicted for Non-Support of Dependents, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated this matter.

Joshua Sager, 35, of Athens, Ohio, was indicted for Non-Support of Dependents, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated this matter.

George Tolley, 36. Of Athens, Ohio, was indicted for Non-Support of Dependents, a felony of the fifth degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated this matter.

Other Offenses

Dina Hupp, 42, of Middleport, Ohio, was indicted for Tampering with Evidence, a felony of the third degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services and the Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office investigated this matter.

Daniel Morrison, 31, of Middleport, Ohio, was indicted for Tampering with Evidence, a felony of the third degree.  The Meigs County Department of Job & Family Services and the Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office investigated this matter.

Dale Taylor, 64, of Middleport, Ohio, was indicted for Two Counts of Open Burning or Open Dumping, each an unclassified felony.  The Meigs County Health Department investigated this matter.

All cases will proceed in Meigs County Court of Common Pleas. This is just one step of a legal process and not a conviction. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

For informational purposes, possible penalties for felony offenses committed before March 22, 2019 include: felonies of the first degree- 3-11 years in prison and up to a $20,000 fine; felonies of the second degree- 2-8 years in prison and up to a $15,000 fine; felonies of the third degree- 9-36 months in prison and up to a $10,000 fine; felonies of the fourth degree- 6-18 months in prison and up to a $5,000 fine; felonies of the fifth degree- 6-12 months in prison and up to a $2,500 fine.  Possible penalties for first and second degree felonies committed on or after March 22, 2019 include: felonies of the first degree- a minimum sentence of 3-11 years in prison with an indefinite maximum sentence of up to 16.5 years in prison and up to a $20,000 fine; felonies of the second degree- a minimum sentence of 2-8 years in prison with an indefinite maximum sentence of up to 12 years in prison and up to a $15,000 fine.  For most felonies of the fourth and fifth degrees, sentencing guidelines found in the Ohio Revised Code require first-time offenders to be sentenced to community control unless certain conditions exist permitting the imposition of a prison sentence.