Grand jury issues indictments


By Glenn Battishill - [email protected]



A number if individuals were indicted by a Delaware County Grand Jury.

Indicted individuals included:

• Chandler L. Compton, of Dublin, was charged with one count of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony.

• Robert A. Hammond, of Columbus, was charged with one count of forgery, a fifth-degree felony; one count of identity fraud, a fifth-degree felony; one count of theft and one count of falsification, both first-degree misdemeanors.

• William K.R. Franklin, of Columbus, was charged with one count of theft, a fourth-degree felony and one count of unauthorized use of a vehicle, a fifth-degree felony.

• Mark A. Byard II, of Westerville, was charged with a count of theft, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of forgery, all fifth-degree felonies.

• Matthew T. Pheils, of 265 Lexington Boulevard, Delaware, was charged with one count of theft and one count of receiving stolen property, all fifth-degree felonies.

• Peggy S. Maple, of Columbus, was charged with a count of theft, a fifth-degree felony.

• Michelle E. Damron, of 135 N. Franklin Street, Apt. 2, Delaware, was charged with a count of trespass in habitation, a fourth-degree felony and two counts of theft, fifth-degree felonies.

• Shane D. Brown, was charged with identity fraud, a fifth-degree felony; a count of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony; a count of theft, a first-degree misdemeanor and a count of misuse of credit cards, a fifth-degree felony.

• Todd Parker, was charged with identity fraud, a fourth-degree felony; a count of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony; a count of theft, a first-degree misdemeanor and a count of misuse of credit cards, a fifth-degree felony.

• Devon C. Bastian, of Galena, was charged with assault and a count of vandalism, fifth-degree felonies.

• Brendan D. Sullivan, was charged with domestic violence, two counts of vandalism and one count of criminal damaging.

Arraignments for these case have not been set.

By Glenn Battishill

[email protected]

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.

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