Grand Jury Indicts Fourteen



MOUNT VERNON – The Knox County Grand Jury indicted 14 people for felonies on Monday.

 McKenzie R. Phillips, 19, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for aggravated vehicular assault, a third-degree felony, and operating a vehicle under the influence, a first-degree misdemeanor. Phillips is alleged to have been operating a vehicle under the influence on Coshocton Road in Monroe Township in November.  She allegedly went off the roadway, striking a guard rail, utility pole and a fence.  Her passenger, George Walker, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered serious injuries.  This case was presented by Ohio State Highway Patrol Sgt. Troy Sexton.

Rickie L. Rhea, 21, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor. Rhea is alleged to have been in possession of oxycodone and a cut plastic straw with white residue during a traffic stop.  This case was investigated by OSP Trooper Joshua Carte.

Daniel J. Huffman, 30, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for three counts of aggravated possession of drugs, all fifth-degree felonies. The indictment alleges that Huffman was in possession of methamphetamine on three separate dates. This case was investigated by Mount Vernon Police Ptl. Justin Willis.

Andrew M. Suain, 38, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and possessing drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor. The indictment alleges that Suain was in possession of methamphetamine and a hypodermic needle. This case was investigated by MVPD Ptl. Jessica Butler.

Scott E. Lyons, 34, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for failure to provide change of address, a fourth-degree felony. Lyons is required to register as a sex offender after being convicted of six counts of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor in 2006. This case was investigated by KCSO Dep. Timothy Knell.

Darrin J. Selby, 23, of Heath, was indicted for Failure to Comply with the Order or Signal of a Police Officer, a third-degree felony, after leading police on a high speed chase in Mount Vernon.  This case was investigated by MVPD Ptl. Nicholas Myrda.

Charles C. Gordon, 33, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for Breaking and Entering, a fifth-degree felony. Gordon is alleged to have entered an unoccupied Howard residence in January. This case was investigated by KCSO Dep. Jeremy Carpenter.

Benjamin Gordon, 29, of Galena, was indicted for having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony. Gordon has a prior 2011 conviction for aggravated possession of drugs that legally prevents him from possessing a firearm. This case was investigated by MVPD Det. Sgt. Beth Marti.

David M. Rodgers, 24, of Fredericktown, was indicted for Complicity to Trafficking in Heroin, a fifth-degree felony, and two counts of Trafficking in Heroin, fourth and fifth-degree felonies.  Katrina Reed, 25, of Fredericktown, was indicted for three counts of Complicity to Trafficking in Heroin, fourth and fifth-degree felonies. Reed’s charges also include forfeiture specifications for her 2004 Mazda Tribute. This case was investigated by KCSO Det. Brandon Minot.

Amber D. Workman, 25, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for four counts of Trafficking in Heroin, all fifth-degree felonies. Workman’s charges also include forfeiture specifications for her 2005 Chrysler 300. This case was investigated by KCSO Det. Brandon Minot.

Ryan S. Brasseur, 43, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for three counts of Trafficking in Heroin, all fifth-degree felonies. This case was investigated by KCSO Det. Brandon Minot.

Jeri G. Slone, 39, of Centerburg was indicted for Theft, a fifth-degree felony. Sloan is alleged to have stolen over $1,800 from Centerburg Music Boosters. This case was investigated by KCSO Dep. J.P. Paul.

Cyle E. Cunningham, 26, of Mount Vernon, was indicted for Illegal Use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits or WIC Program, a fifth-degree felony. This case was investigated by MVPD Det. Cpl. James DeChant.

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