Grand jury indicts couple for laundromat break-in, other offenses

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Two people involved in a break-in and robbery at a Malvern laundromat were indicted when a Carroll County grand jury met for a half-day session June 1.

ROY ALLEN BOYD, 37, of 7826 New Cumberland Road NE, Mineral City, and JENNIFER S. MOSLEY, 32, of 122 North Mill Street, Waynesburg, were each indicted on Breaking and Entering, Possessing Criminal Tools, Petty Theft  and Drug Paraphernalia Offenses.

Boyd was indicted on Falsification and Obstructing Official Business.

Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney Steven D. Barnett, said between May 6 and May 7, Boyd and Mosley broke into a secured portion of the Malvern Laundromat and stole various soap, dryer sheets, coins and keys. After learning their identities, Carroll County Sheriff deputies located the two near Atwood Lake, where Boyd provided a false identification and fled from deputies on foot. Boyd was apprehended after being found stuck in the mud near the lake. A search of Boyd and Mosley’s vehicle found glass pipes used to administer drugs, a crow bar similar to one used in the Malvern break-in and other laundry soaps and dryer sheets from the break-in.

 Barnett said the grand jury heard testimony from 13 witnesses, involving 11 cases, two of which were ignored.

Other indictments included:

JAMES MICK PHIPPS, 47, of 96 Grant Street, Irondale, Felonious Assault with a specification that Phipps used a firearm to commit the offense. Barnett said Phipps is accused of discharging a firearm into the ground May 21 near the victim, a Mechanicstown man, during an altercation at the victim’s residence.

JESSE LEE PATTERSON, 43, of 1150 Lorric Road NW, Malvern, Felonious Assault and Domestic Violence. On May 18, Patterson struck his father-in-law during an argument that caused the father-in-law to fall, causing serious physical injuries and hospitalization.

KENNETH D. PETERSON, 53, of 2039 Vesper Road SW, Carrollton, Felonious Assault.  On April 10, Peterson assaulted a man by striking him repeatedly with a piece of lumber and kicking him. The victim sustained a broken arm and other serious injuries that required hospitalization.

CHRISTOPHER THOMMA, SR., 58, of 6172 Vo Ash Drive, Carrollton, Domestic Violence. Thomma is alleged to have assaulted an adult family member during an argument at his residence May 31. Thomma was previously convicted of Domestic Violence in 1997 in Cuyahoga County.

JOHN MARK SOMMERS, 66, of 10076 Andora Road NE, East Rochester, two counts of Having Weapons While Under Disability.Carroll County Sheriff’s deputies found Sommers in possession of two firearms after deputies were responded to his home to investigate a disturbance May 11.  Sommers was previously convicted of felony offenses of violence that prohibited him from possessing any firearm.

NATHAN T. HAWKINS, 33, of 7403 Cavalry Rd., Amsterdam, Obstructing Justice.  Hawkins hid a female wanted by Stark County authorities for drug offenses in a vehicle on his property May 20 while officers from a fugitive task force were attempting to locate her.

ANGELA SUE FULKS, 39, of 51 S. Lisbon St., Carrollton, Aggravated Possession of Drugs, two counts of Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs and Using Weapons While Intoxicated.  Carrollton Police officers stopped Fulks’ vehicle on Public Square May 9, where she was allegedly found operating her vehicle impaired.  Prior to towing the vehicle, a loaded pistol was found in Fulks’ purse along with suspected hydrocodone.

Arraignments are scheduled June 16 in Carroll County Common Pleas Court before Judge Michael V. Repella, II. 

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