Twelve indicted by grand jury

Twelve people were recently indicted on various charges by a Brown County Grand Jury on August 10.
Thomas Sawyers, 70 of Georgetown, was indicted on one count of Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity, a first degree felony.
More information about the new charge against Sawyers is in the August 17 edition of The News Democrat, on store shelves now.
Nicholas Roberts, 24 of Milford, is charged with two counts of Robbery, one a second degree felony and one a third degree felony, and one count of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, a fourth degree felony.
Kyowa Jones, 39 of Hamersville, is charged with Illegal Conveyance of Drugs of Abuse onto Grounds of a Specified Governmental Facility, a third degree felony, and Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a fifth degree felony.
Jordon Poole, 25 of Winchester, is charged with Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for the Manufacture of Drugs, a third degree felony, and Tampering With Evidence, a third degree felony.
Brandon Hodge, 35 of Mount Orab, is charged with Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, a fourth degree felony.
Fred Pettit, Jr. of Ripley, is charged with two counts of Trafficking in Counterfeit Controlled Substances, one a fifth degree felony and one a fourth degree felony.
Sherry Lawrence, 45 of Sardinia, is charged with Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, a fourth degree felony, and Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, a fifth degree felony.
Margaret Partin, 44 of Hamersville, is charged with Trespass is a Habitation, a fourth degree felony, and Violating a Protection Order, a first degree misdemeanor.
Alaina Parker, 32 of Batavia, is charged with Theft, a fifth degree felony, Identity Fraud, a fourth degree felony, and Forgery, a fifth degree felony.
Michael Ridpath, 37 of Georgetown, is charged with Trafficking in Heroin, a fifth degree felony, and Trafficking in Counterfeit Controlled Substances, a fifth degree felony.
Tiffany Ridpath, 31 of Georgetown, is charged with Trafficking in Heroin, a fifth degree felony, and Trafficking in Counterfeit Controlled Substances, a fifth degree felony.
Garrett Davis, 26 of Maysville, KY, is charged with Aggravated Possession of Drugs, a fifth degree felony, and Possession of Drugs, a first degree misdemeanor.
An indictment means that charges have been filed against an individual.  It is not a finding or admission of guilt.