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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, December 23, 2017 1:00 am

Felony report

The following people were charged with felonies in Allen Circuit and Superior courts. Misdemeanor charges are also listed if the person is charged with a felony.

Aratee Riley aka Aratee Tanner, 46, of the 5900 block of Decatur Road was charged Dec. 4 with resisting law enforcement with a misdemeanor charge for resisting law enforcement. She was being held in lieu of $3,250 bail.

Zachary Richard Defries, 28, of Warsaw, was charged Dec. 4 with possession of a narcotic drug with three misdemeanor charges for possession of a synthetic drug, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance.

Kenneth Lee McVey, 32, of the 2300 block of Florida Drive, was charged Dec. 4 with operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction. He was being held at the jail with no formal charges on the above charges.

Brandon J. Stewart, 34, of the 4500 block of Werling Drive, was charged Dec. 5 with three counts of domestic battery, one resulting in serious bodily injury. He was being held in lieu of $15,000 bail.

David Masterson, 23, of the 4300 block of Tacoma Avenue, was charged Dec. 5 with battery with bodily injury to a public safety officer and a misdemeanor charge for false informing. He was being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Larry A. Jones Jr., aka Marcus Johnson aka Larry Reece aka Larry Reeves, 43, of the 2600 block of South Anthony Boulevard, was charged Dec. 5 four counts of dealing in a narcotic drug. He was being held in lieu of $200,000 bail.

Douglas Diemer, 52, of the 1600 block of Sherman Boulevard, was charged Dec. 5 with two counts of domestic battery. He was being held in lieu of $12,500 bail.

Justin L. Taritas, 35, of the 1800 block of Hinton Drive, was charged Dec. 5 with unlawful possession of a syringe with three misdemeanor charges for resisting law enforcement, public intoxication and possession of paraphernalia. He was being held in lieu of $3,250 bail.

Shawn A. Dehaven aka Shawn Dehaven, 39, of the 4900 block of Ester Drive, was charged Dec. 6 for child molesting. He was being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Samantha A. Headley aka Samantha Lewis, 40, of Huntington was charged Dec. 6 with theft. She was released on her own recognizance.

Romonta L. Land, 33, of the 4600 block of Euclid Avenue, was charged Dec. 6 with dealing in cocaine and two misdemeanor charges for possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. She was released on $50,000 bond. There was a warrant for her arrest.

James Euria Guy, 23, of the 800 block of Tennessee Avenue, was charged Dec. 6 with neglect of a dependent and two misdemeanor charges for possession of a synthetic drug and false informing. He was being held in lieu of $2,500 bail.

Chelsey L. Ormsby, 29, of the 1900 block of Phenie Street, was charged Dec. 6 with dealing in a look-a-like substance. She was being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Mitchell Vanryn, 27, of the 6900 block of Palmetta Court, was charged Dec. 6 with murder. He was being held without bond.

Ray A. Link, 50, was charged Dec. 7 with possession of a synthetic drug and a misdemeanor charge for public intoxication. He was being held in lieu of $2,500 bail.

George C. Thoza Jr., 58, of the 300 block of West Superior Street, was charged Dec. 7 with failure to register as a sex offender. He was being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Mark Vincent Michels, 53, of the 3700 block of East Washington Boulevard, was charged Dec. 7 with failure to register as a sex offender. He was being held in lieu of $2,500 bail.

Lartrail D. Gamble, 41, of the 700 block of Sherwood Terrace, was charged Dec. 7 with operating a motor vehicle after forfeiture of license for life. He was released on his own recognizance.