By Wayne Gates – Editor
Six people were indicted by a Brown County Grand Jury on April 7 on a variety of offenses.
Dustin Griffith, 23 of Ripley, is charged with two counts of Theft From a Person in a Protected Class, both fifth degree felonies.
Griffin is accused of stealing from two separate victims between November of 2015 and March of this year.
Billy Chapman, 28 of Georgetown, faces five counts of Burglary, all second degree felonies. He also faces two counts of Theft From a Person in a Protected Class, one count of Theft when the Property is a Firearm or Dangerous Ordnance, one count of Theft and one count of Petty Theft.
Chapman is accused in five separate burglaries that took place between October and December of last year.
Robert Weise, 25 of Ripley, faces two counts of Burglary, both second degree felonies. He is also charged with Theft From a Person in a Protected Class and Petty Theft.
Weise is accused in two separate burglaries that took place in December of last year.
Adam Locker, 35 of Mt. Orab, is charged with Having Weapons While Under Disability, a third degree felony, and Possession of Heroin, a fifth degree felony.
Lenny Noah, 37 of Hamersville, is charged with Domestic Violence, a fifth degree felony.
Ryan Scheidt, 38 of Georgetown, is charged with Selling, Purchasing Distributing or Delivering Dangerous Drugs and Tampering With Evidence, both third degree felonies. He is also charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a fourth degree felony, and Trafficking in Marijuana, a fifth degree felony.
An indictment means that charges have been filed against an individual. It is not a finding or admission of guilt.