Criminal arraignments in common pleas court


By Ashley Bunton - abunton@civitasmedia.com



The following people were arraigned on criminal charges recently in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas:

Jaquan T. McCullough, 23, of Greenfield, was arraigned Oct. 31 on a charge of rape, a first-degree felony. McCullough was indicted in August by a Fayette County grand jury after he allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with a minor child on March 11, 2016.

James Vernon Brown, Jr., 36, of Greenfield, appeared for arraignment Oct. 31 on seven counts of illegal processing of drug documents, fourth-degree felonies, seven counts of deception to obtain dangerous drugs, fifth-degree felonies, and seven counts of forgery, felonies of the fifth degree. Counsel was appointed and Brown is scheduled to appear in court again Dec. 12 for an informal pretrial hearing.

Albert L. J. Francis, AKA “Manny,” 36, of Dayton, was arraigned Oct. 31 on 14 felony counts. Francis was indicted in September for one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, a first-degree felony, one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a third-degree felony, aggravated trafficking in drugs, felony of the fourth degree, three counts of trafficking in heroin, felonies of the fourth degree, five counts of trafficking in heroin, felonies of the fifth degree, trafficking in cocaine, a fourth-degree felony, one fifth degree felony of trafficking in cocaine, and trafficking in a controlled substance analog, Acetal Fentanyl, a fourth-degree felony. According to the indictment issued in September, the occurrences allegedly took place in Fayette County over a period of time between December of 2015 and April of 2016 with some of those occurrences within the vicinity of a juvenile. Francis is scheduled to appear Nov. 14 for an informal pretrial.

Angela Leisure, 47, of Washington C.H., appeared Oct. 31 for arraignment on an October indictment for a charge of possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, and a charge of illegal possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. Leisure is scheduled for an informal pretrial hearing Dec. 12. Leisure previously plead guilty to aggravated possession of drugs and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia in a 2015 case and was sentenced to 15 days in the Fayette County Jail, two years of community control, and ordered to be assessed for a drug treatment program.

Charles Neel, 29, of Washington C.H., appeared for arraignment Oct. 31 on a charge of grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. According to the indictment, Neel allegedly took a white 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt without permission or consent between the dates of Aug. 5 and 6, 2016. Counsel was appointed and Neel is scheduled to appear in court again Dec. 19 for an informal pretrial hearing.

Gatrina Stewart, 30, of Washington C.H., was arraigned Oct. 24 on a charge of illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance benefits or WIC program benefits, a fifth-degree felony. According to an indictment handed down by a Fayette County grand jury in September, Stewart allegedly misused benefits between Jan. 1, 2014 and Aug. 31, 2016. Stewart is scheduled to appear Nov. 21 for an informal pretrial.

James Burlile, 34, of Washington C.H., appeared Oct. 24 for arraignment on a charge of non-support of dependents, a fifth-degree felony. The indictment indicates Burlile allegedly failed to make child support payments between Sept. 1, 2014 and Aug. 31, 2016 for a total accumulated period of 26 weeks. Burlile is scheduled to appear for an informal pretrial Nov. 14.

Kelsey J. Maynard, 25, of Washington C.H., was arraigned Oct. 24 on an indictment charging one count of aggravated possession of drugs, fentanyl, a fifth-degree felony. The indictment alleges the incident occurred May 21, 2016. Counsel was appointed and Maynard is scheduled to appear for an informal pretrial Nov. 14.

Nicole N. Susil, 34, of Mt. Sterling, was indicted in September and appeared Oct. 24 for arraignment on one charge of illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance benefits or WIC benefits, a felony of the fifth degree. According to the indictment, Susil allegedly misused $2,520 in benefits between Nov. 3, 2015 and March 31, 2016 after she failed to report the father of a child as living in the home and having employment income. An informal pretrial is scheduled for Nov. 14.

Jon E. Hayslip, 36, of Sabina, appeared for arraignment Oct. 24 on a charge of non-support of dependents, a felony of the fourth degree. According to the September indictment, Hayslip allegedly failed to make child support payments for a total of 26 weeks accumulated between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2016. Hayslip is scheduled to appear for an informal pretrial Nov. 21.

Jamey Bowles, 35, of Washington C.H., was arraigned Oct. 24 for a fourth-degree felony of non-support of dependents. The September indictment alleges Bowles failed to pay for a total accumulated time of 26 weeks between the dates of Aug. 1, 2014 and July 31, 2016. According to court records, Bowles has a prior felony conviction for non-support of child support on June 7, 2006. Bowles is scheduled to appear for an informal pretrial Nov. 14.

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By Ashley Bunton

abunton@civitasmedia.com

Reach Ashley at the Record-Herald (740) 313-0355 or on Twitter @ashbunton

Reach Ashley at the Record-Herald (740) 313-0355 or on Twitter @ashbunton