MOUNT VERNON — Eight indictments were handed down by the Knox County Grand Jury in March, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Majdi “Mike” Jallaq, 31, Grove City, faces passing bad checks and grand theft charges. Thatcher said on Aug. 17, 2011, Jallaq allegedly issued four checks totaling $54,656.92 to a livestock cooperative and then all of the checks were returned for nonsufficient funds. Jallaq also received livestock in exchange for the alleged bad checks, according to Thatcher. Lt. Detective Gary Rohler, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case.
Larry A. Fox, 28, and Casey N. Petrozino, 26, Howard, are accused of possessing four stolen checks and forging the handwriting on the checks, on Jan. 3 and 9. The checks were cashed in the amount of $332.63. The alleged victim is 79 years old and living in a nursing home, according to Thatcher. Detective Cpl. Matt Dailey, Mount Vernon Police Department, investigated the cases.
Bradley C. Robison, 34, Fredericktown, allegedly caused serious physical injuries to a 47-year-old male victim, on March 10. Robison is accused of felonious assault. Thatcher said the alleged victim was hospitalized in Columbus where he was treated for a broken jaw and broken nose. Patrolman Nick Holdren, Fredericktown Police Department, investigated the case.
Jason K. Wright, 34, Centerburg, allegedly broke into an unoccupied structure outside of Centerburg and then loaded items taken from inside into a pickup truck on March 5. Wright is charged with breaking and entering and possessing criminal tools for using the truck to commit the alleged break-in. Deputy Scott Baker, KCSO, investigated the case.
Robert R. Humphrey, 32, Mount Vernon, faces two aggravated burglary and two felony domestic violence charges. Thatcher said Humphrey allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s residence on Jan. 16 and March 12, and he allegedly assaulted the woman both times. According to the indictment, the domestic violence offenses are felonies because of Humphrey’s two previous convictions for domestic violence in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court. Cpl. Scott McKnight and Patrolman Kyle Theibert, MVPD, investigated the domestic incidents.
Timothy W. Dugger, 28, Mount Vernon, also faces a felony domestic violence charge for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend on March 3. According to the indictment, Dugger has one prior domestic violence conviction in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court. McKnight investigated the case.
G. Richardson Zody, 39, Howard, faces two aggravated possession of drugs charges for allegedly being caught with Morphine and Oxycodone pills on Aug. 21, 2011. Under Ohio law these drugs are schedule II controlled substances and Zody allegedly did not have a prescription for the drugs, according to Thatcher. Baker investigated the case.