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Man indicted on drug related charges


A Springfield man was indicted on several felony charges stemming from a drug investigation by a Clark County grand jury on Monday.

Ebonyuwezo Monty Lee Jones, 36, of 1517 W. Pleasant St., will face charges of engaging in a patern of corrupt activity, trafficking in cocaine, two counts of possession of cocaine, having weapons while under disability and money laundering.

Jones was arrested in June after Springfield police executed a search warrant at his home at 1517 W. Pleasant St. and his a barber shop at 1334 W. High St. in Springfield.

Assistant Prosecutor Andrew Picek, who is handling the case, said a kilo of cocaine was found in Jones’ home. He said the money laundering charge is in connection with a vehicle Jones’ allegedly purchased using drug money, but was titled in another person’s name.

Authorities allegedly seized drugs, digital scales, a large amount of cash and two guns.

The grand jury also returned the following indictments:

Jeremy W. Turner, 29, 1800 Rebert Pike, failure to appear

Jennifer S. Cavins, 31, at large, two counts of burglary

Tyrone Coran, 35, 1031 Middle St., gross sexual imposition

Lucien D. Lauderdale, 28, at large, failure to register a change of address

Megan N. Atkins, 22, 48 Dogwood Road, Medway, theft

Jeffery A. Whitt, 26, 3000 Dayton Road, felonious assault and domestic violence

James E. E. Lavender Jr., 20, 368 Stanton Ave., receiving stolen property

Trevor A. Bellomy, 36, 1006 Pool Ave., theft

Luke Anthony Adams, 21, 2845 Columbus Road, possession of heroin and aggravated possession of heroin

Jeremy J. Arnold, 25, 225 N. Greenmount Ave., failure to comply with order or signal of police officer and receiving stolen property

Dwayne E. Lenoir, 30, 230 E. Rose St., two counts of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence or alcohol or drugs

Kerri Michele King, 42, 305 Portsmouth Ave., Xenia, theft

Danny R. Martin, 64, 2845 Columbus Road, Apt. 48, theft

Travis Ray Hypes, 21, at large, breaking and entering and receiving stolen property

Jamy L. Johnson, 24, at large, breaking and entering and receiving stolen property

Brian L. Respress, 27, 21 N. Freeman St., two counts of assault

Staff writer Jessica Heffner contributed to this report


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