Grand jury issues indictments


By Glenn Battishill - gbattishill@aimmedianetwork.com



A Delaware County Grand Jury issued a number of indictments Thursday in Delaware County Common Pleas Court.

Individuals indicted by the grand jury include:

•Jennifer L. McClure, of Delaware, was charged with two counts of theft, one fifth-degree felony and one first-degree misdemeanor; one count of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony and one count of forgery, a fifth-degree felony. An arraignment has been set for July 17 at 3:30 p.m.

• Clayton Jones, of Columbus, was charged with two counts of theft, one fifth-degree felony and one first-degree misdemeanor. An arraignment has been set for Aug. 4 at 9:15 a.m.

• Zareeye Q. Ardister, of Columbus, was charged with six counts of forgery, fifth-degree felonies and three counts of theft, two fifth-degree felonies and one first-degree misdemeanor. An arraignment has been set for July 17 at 3:30 p.m.

• Kenny H. Stepp, of Delaware, was charged with one count of telecommunications fraud, a third-degree felony and one count of theft, a fourth-degree felony. An arraignment has been set for July 17 at 3:30 p.m.

• Dexter L. Green, of Columbus, was charged with one count of carry concealed weapons, a fourth-degree felony. An arraignment has been set for July 17 at 3:30 p.m.

Arraignments for the remaining individuals have not been set.

• Alexandra L. West, of Ostrander, was charged with one count of theft, a fifth-degree felony; one count of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony; six counts of identity fraud, fourth-degree felonies and one count of misuse of credit cards, a fifth-degree felony.

• Kaylee R. Skillman, of Delaware, was charged with five counts of theft, fourth-fifth-degree felonies and one first-degree misdemeanor; one count of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony and two counts of identity fraud, fifth-degree felonies.

• Kit M. Blackburn Jr., of Columbus, was charged with one count of domestic violence, a third-degree felony and one count of menacing by stalking, a fourth-degree felony.

• Matthew S. Schmitt, of Mount Vernon, was charged with one count of burglary, a second-degree felony; two counts of theft, one third-degree felony and one first-degree misdemeanor and one count of possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony.

• Ross C. Trapp, of Westerville, was charged with four counts of theft, two fifth-degree felonies and two first-degree misdemeanors; two counts of receiving stolen property, fifth-degree felonies and two counts of forgery, fifth-degree felonies.

• Gregory Johnson, of Columbus, was charged with one count of theft, a fifth-degree felony.

• William F. Barnes II, of Delaware, was charged with one count of felonious assault, a second-degree felony and two counts of having weapons while under disability, two third-degree felonies.

• Donald B. Shy III, of Shawnee Hills, was charged with one count of assault, a fourth-degree felony.

By Glenn Battishill

gbattishill@aimmedianetwork.com

Glenn Battishill can be reached at 740-413-0903 or on Twitter @BattishillDG.

Glenn Battishill can be reached at 740-413-0903 or on Twitter @BattishillDG.