MOUNT VERNON -- According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, the Grand Jury returned five indictments Monday. Arraignments in the cases will be held before Judge Otho Eyster in the Court of Common Pleas, on December 13 at 9 a.m.
Jennifer L. O’Bryan, 31, Mount Vernon, is charged with theft and identity fraud for allegedly making unauthorized withdrawals from an ATM machine, in May and June. Thatcher said O’Bryan allegedly stole $4,400.00 from an individual she was caring for as a home health aide. Detective David Light, KCSO, investigated the case.
Ronald E. Hoeflich, Jr., 33, Mount Vernon, is accused of burglary and theft for allegedly breaking into a Harcourt Road residence and stealing a .380 caliber handgun, on July 12. Detective Craig Feeney and Deputy Jason Stachler, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case.
According to the indictment, Wayne W. Rittenhouse, Jr., 31, was convicted of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, in 2009, and as a sex offender he must register any change of address with the Knox Sheriff’s Office. Rittenhouse allegedly failed to notify the Sheriff that he left his last known residence on Perry Road, Centerburg, on November 9. Thatcher said a warrant has issued for Rittenhouse’s arrest. Detective Light and Deputy Daniel Selby investigated the case.
On November 2, Robert M. Cain, 22, Ashville, was allegedly caught in possession of a stolen credit card by Patrolman Aaron Collins, Mount Vernon Police Department. Cain is accused of receiving stolen property.
Samantha L. Hunt, 21, Mount Vernon, was indicted on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs. Thatcher said on September 3, a quantity of methamphetamine was found in her residence. Detective Feeney investigated the case.