Clinton County Grand Jury indicts 13 people


By Gary Huffenberger - [email protected]



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WILMINGTON — A Clinton County Grand Jury recently indicted 13 people, including an area man who allegedly did not obey a police signal to stop his vehicle.

Indictment papers allege that Russell Wayne Hall, 38, of Blanchester, on March 4 willfully eluded or fled from a police officer after police gave him either a visible or audible order to bring his motor vehicle to a stop.

Further, the indictment alleges that the way Hall drove his vehicle caused a substantial risk of serious physical harm to persons or serious damage to property.

The charge of failing to comply with an order or signal of a police officer is a felony of the third degree (F3). He has pleaded not guilty to the charged offense.

Lawrence R. Novelly, 79, of Wilmington, was indicted on four counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor or impaired person (two F2s and two F4s); four counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor or impaired person (two F2s and two F4s); and on a charge of possessing criminal tools (F5).

At his initial court appearance last week, bond was set at $20,000 cash or court-approved surety, plus a $5,000 signature recognizance bond. An added condition of bond is for the defendant not to use the internet.

The time frame of the alleged activity as given in the indictment is late January and early February 2022. The alleged criminal tool as identified in Count 9 is a computer and monitor.

Novelly has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Nathan William Lee Fowler, 25, of the Martinsville area, has been indicted on a breaking-and-entering charge (F5), and a charge of theft, a misdemeanor of the first degree (M1).

Fowler is accused of trespassing in a structure in the village of Martinsville on Jan. 16, 2022. He allegedly took four gas cans and a hammer.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges at his initial court appearance.

Below are the names, ages and residences of more individuals recently indicted by the local grand jury, plus the indictment charge or charges. All the alleged criminal activity reportedly occurred in Clinton County.

• Grady T. Gilkison, 70 of Morrow, is indicted on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle (F5).

• Joshua Bradley Davis, 35 of Sabina, is indicted on a charge of obstructing official business (F5).

• Paul A. Conger, 37 of the Wilmington area, is indicted on a charge of aggravated possession of a drug (F2).

• Shawn T. Harris, 36 of Wilmington, is indicted on a charge of aggravated possession of a drug (F3).

• James J. Scarberry, 44 of Wilmington, is indicted on a charge of aggravated possession of a drug (F5).

• Mark C. Golightly, 26 of Wilmington, is indicted on a charge of possessing a fentanyl-related compound (F4).

• Anthony F. Camp, 60 of Wilmington, is indicted on a charge of possessing a fentanyl-related compound (F5).

• Larry E. Tackett, 41 of Stoutsville, Ohio, is indicted on a charge of aggravated possession of a drug (F5).

• Dylan C. Downing, 23 of Memphis, Tennessee, is indicted on a charge of aggravated possession of a drug (F5).

• Robert J. McCray, 55 of Leesburg, Florida, is indicted on a charge of aggravated possession of a drug (F5).

Reach Gary Huffenberger at 937-556-5768.

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By Gary Huffenberger

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