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
Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.
Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.