Jackson County Grand Jury announces indictments for AprilFree Access


Prosecuting Attorney Randy H. Dupree has announced that the Jackson County Grand Jury met in April and returned indictments for the following individuals:

Peter Arthur, age 45 of Wellston: One count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.

Joshua A. Beatty, age 23, of Jackson: One count of Aggravated Burglary, a felony of the first degree.

Aaron S. Brown, age 35, of Wellston: One count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the third degree.

Craig Dillinger, age 35, of Jackson: One count of Theft from a Person in a Protected Class, a felony of the fifth degree.

Gary Duguay, age 54, of Jackson: Eight counts of Pandering Obscenity Involving a Minor, felonies of the second degree; and eight counts of Pandering Obscenity Involving a Minor, felonies of the fourth degree.

Rodger Garrison, age 37, of Columbus: One count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the second degree; one count of Improper Handling of a Firearm, a felony of the fourth degree; and one count of Weapons Under Disability, a felony of the third degree, with forfeiture specifications on counts two and three.

Larry D. Gillum, age 53, of Wellston: One count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.

Ruth L. Hoyt, age 65, of Jackson: One count of Failure to Stop After an Accident, a felony of the fifth degree.

Jason Kerr, age 50, of Jackson: One count of Burglary, a felony of the third degree.

Tasha Kuhn, age 38, of Wellston: One count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree; one count of Possession of Drugs (Heroin), a felony of the fifth degree; one count of Possession of a Fentanyl-Related Compound, a felony of the fifth degree.

Kierra A. Lance, age 27, of Columbus: One count of Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the third degree; one count of Possession of Drugs (Cocaine), a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of Possession of a Fentanyl-Related Compound, a felony of the fifth degree.

James M. Polcyn, age 47, of Gallipolis: One count of Felonious Assault, a felony of the second degree; and one count of Abduction, a felony of the third degree.

Scott W. Rampley, age 50, of Chillicothe: Two counts of Theft, felonies of the fifth degree; and one count of Telecommunications Fraud, a felony of the fourth degree.

Taylor P. Robinson, age 31, of Jackson: One count of Aggravated Burglary, a felony of the first degree; and one count of Burglary, a felony of the third degree.

Timothy Rowell, age 35, of Wellston: One count of Burglary, a felony of the third degree; and one count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the fifth degree.

Samantha J. Simpson, age 36, of Wellston: One count of Felonious Assault, a felony of the second degree.

Jonathon M. Steele, age 30, of Oak Hill: Four counts of Failure to Periodically Verify Current Address, felonies of the fourth degree.

Jeramiah B. Turner, age 22, of Pickerington: One count of Aggravated Possession of Drugs (Methamphetamine), a felony of the third degree; one count of Possession of Cocaine, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of Possession of a Fentanyl-Related Compound; one count of Improper Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle, a felony of the fourth degree; and one count of Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm), a felony of the fourth degree.

David A. Wagner, age 51, of Wellston: Two counts of Involuntary Manslaughter, felonies of the first degree; two counts of Corrupting Another with Drugs, felonies of the second degree; one count of Possession of a Fentanyl-Related Compound, a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of Trafficking in a Fentanyl-Related Compound, a felony of the fifth degree.

Dylan G. Watters, age 26, of Thurman: Two counts of Felonious Assault, felonies of the second degree.

The cases against those indicted will proceed in the Jackson County Common Pleas Court.

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