Grand Jury hands down indictments

GEORGETOWN – The Grand Jury handed down indictments on Feb. 25 to several individuals. An indictment is not an admission of guilt and all parties indicted are innocent until proven guilty by the court.

Kristen Burson, 27, of Georgetown, was indicted on four counts of theft, all fifth-degree felonies; Seven counts of forgery, all fifth-degree felonies. Burson is accused of stealing multiple credited cards from an individual including a Visa, Discover, and two gas station cards. Further the indictment indicates that Burson used the stolen cards to make purchases.

Roy Bruson, 33, of Georgetown, was indicted on four counts of theft, all fifth-degree felonies; Seven counts of forgery, all fifth-degree felonies. Burson is accused of stealing multiple credited cards from an individual including a Visa, Discover, and two gas station cards. Further the indictment indicates that Burson used the stolen cards to make purchases.

James Hilderbrand, 44, of Manchester, was indicted on one court of illegal assembly/manufacturing of chemicals, a third-degree felony; one count of tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, fifth-degree felonies; and one count of illegal use or possession of drugs, a forth-degree misdemeanor. The indictment suggests that Hilderbrand manufactured methamphetamine after previously being convicted of or pleading guilty to manufacturing in Adams County Court in 2004 as well as a possession of drugs charge in Brown Count in 2009. The indictment further suggests that Hilderbrand was in possession of Fentanyl, a Schedule II substance.

Ryan Mason, 32, of Peebles, was indicted on seven counts of theft, all fifth-degree felonies; six counts of forgery, all fifth-degree felonies; one count tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony. The indictment alleges that Mason stole money orders from the Post Office in Decatur in October of last year. Mason was employed by the post office at the time and allegedly traded the money orders for his own benefit.

Cynthia Mock, 46, of Georgetown, was indicted on one count of domestic violence, a third-degree felony. The indictment alleges Mock attempted to cause harm to a family member in early February. Further, the indictment states that Mock has previously pleaded guilty to or been convicted of six previous domestic violence offenses dating back to 2004.

Anthony Preston, 20, of Aberdeen, was indictment on one count of illegal assembly/possession of chemicals, a third-degree felony; two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, fifth-degree felonies; one count of illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a forth-degree misdemeanor. The indictment alleges Preston was in possession of one or more chemicals related to the manufactured of methamphetamine. It further alleges he was in possession of methamphetamine and Fentanyl, both Schedule II controlled substances.

Jared Shivener, 32, of Manchester, was indicted one count of illegal assembly/possession of chemicals, a third-degree felony; two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, fifth-degree felonies; possession of drug paraphernalia, a forth-degree misdemeanor. The indictment alleges Shivener was in possession of chemicals related to the manufacture of methamphetamine. Further the indictment suggests that Shivener was in possession of methamphetamine and Fentanyl, both of which are Schedule II controlled substances.

Edward Fields, 58, of Mt. Orab, was indicted on two counts of trafficking in drugs, both fourth-degree felonies. The indictment alleges that Fields was trafficking in Buprenophine, a Schedule III controlled substance commonly known by the trade name Suboxone. It is used in the treatment of opioid addiction.

Rosemary Fields, 59, of Mt. Orab, was indictment of two counts of trafficking in drugs, both forth-degree felonies. The indictment alleges that Fields was trafficking in Buprenophine, a Schedule III controlled substance commonly known by the trade name Suboxone. It is used in the treatment of opioid addiction.

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By Brian Durham

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