May Grand Jury indictments released


Staff Report



GALLIPOLIS — Gallia Prosecuting Attorney Jason Holdren announces that the Gallia County Grand Jury met in May and returned indictments for the following individuals:

Joseph A. Hannah, 34, of Vinton, one count of robbery, a felony of the third-degree, and one count of grand theft of firearm, a felony of the third-degree. Justin C. Doerfer, 35, of Gallipolis, one count of burglary, a felony of the fourth-degree. George Pendleton III, 56, of Bidwell, two counts of possession of marijuana, felonies of the third-degree, and two counts of illegal cultivation of marijuana, felonies of the third-degree. Ahmed O. Aden, 28, of Columbus, one count of possession of drugs, a felony of the fourth-degree, and one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth-degree. Chad A. Norton, 33, of Parkersburg, W.Va., one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth-degree, and one count of operating a vehicle with a hidden compartment used to transport a controlled substance, a felony of the second-degree.

Grace N. Sanders, 37, of Columbus, one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth-degree. Alexandria J. Mollohan, 38, of Crown City, one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth-degree, and one count of possession of heroin, a felony of the fifth-degree. Brandy R. Dillard, 33, of Gallipolis, one count of possession of heroin, a felony of the fifth-degree. Aaron Harrison, 22, of Rio Grande, one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fifth-degree. Bruce L. Chapman, 36, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., one count of escape, a felony of the fifth-degree, and one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fifth-degree. Timothy A. Smith, 46, no address listed, one count of failure to notify change of address, a felony of the third-degree. Kenneth M. Hull, 19, of Mount Sterling, one count of possession of drugs, a felony of the fourth-degree, and one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth-degree.

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

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