MOUNT VERNON —Eight indictments were handed down by the Knox County Grand Jury, Monday, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
Patrick D. Yoder, 23, Mount Vernon, was indicted on a charge of breaking and entering. Thatcher said on July 29, Yoder allegedly broke into an unoccupied structure in Mount Vernon and then stole a knife and a DVD. Patrolman Rex Young, Mount Vernon Police Department, investigated the case.
According to the indictment, David L. Boyd, 25, Mount Vernon, is a felony sex offender due to a conviction for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor in 2008. Boyd is accused of failure to provide change of address notification for failing to provide written notice of a change of address to the Knox County Sheriff’s on or about July 17. Thatcher said the offense is a felony of the third degree due to a prior conviction for failure to provide change of address notification, in 2009. Deputy Dan Selby investigated the case.
On July 15 at about 2 a.m., patrolmen Kyle Theibert and Matt Jones arrested Tyler A. Shaw, 22, Mount Vernon, on West High Street. Shaw was allegedly in possession of a loaded 9 mm handgun hidden in the waistband of his pants. Shaw is charged with receiving stolen property because the gun was allegedly stolen. He was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Shaw faces a tampering with evidence charge because he allegedly filed off the serial number on the gun, according to Thatcher.
Roger A. Legg, 25, Mount Vernon, allegedly assaulted his 48-year-old father on June 23. Legg is accused of felonious assault and domestic violence. Thatcher said the domestic violence charge is a felony due to Legg’s previous conviction for domestic violence in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court in April. Selby investigated the case.
Cody A. Kurtz, 22, Shelby, and Charles E. Snyder, 20, Johnstown, are accused of passing a bad check, complicity to commit grand theft of a motor vehicle and a felony motor vehicle title violation. Thatcher said on June 18, Kurtz paid a local dealer for a 2010 motor vehicle with a $17,200 check. The check was allegedly written on a closed account. The dealer titled the car in Snyder’s name, but held the title until the check cleared. Kurtz and Snyder took the vehicle, allegedly conspired to make false statements in order to obtain a lost motor vehicle title for the vehicle, and then sold the vehicle to a third party. Detective David Light, KCSO, investigated the case.
Warren B. Taylor, 34, Mount Vernon, faces receiving stolen property and forgery charges for allegedly cashing stolen checks totaling $1,020, on June 15-19. Thatcher said the checks were stolen from a 69-year-old victim. Detective Cpl. Matt Dailey, MVPD, investigated the case.
Nathan R. Frasure, 19, Centerburg, allegedly possessed “bath salts” on May 21 when he came into contact with Deputy Brandon Minot, KCSO. Frasure is accused of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.