Grand Jury Returns 91 Indictments: Seven Indicted for Welfare Fraud

Monday, April 04, 2011

Harvey L. Bryant, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Virginia Beach, announced that a grand jury meeting in Virginia Beach Circuit Court today returned indictments against 83 individuals charging 209 separate offenses.

 

The grand jury returned indictments against 7 individuals for felony welfare fraud:

 

 

Defendant Name

Last Known Address

Charges

Chasity Marie Cale

200 block Degaul Court

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance > $200; Knowingly Makes Any False Application for Welfare Assistance (2 counts)

Alisha Connie Clayton

800 block Bismark Myrick St

Portsmouth, VA 23701

Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance > $200; Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (5 counts); Welfare Fraud - Fail to Notify Change in Circumstances > $200

Angela Marie Hallman

6400 block Duquesne Place

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (2 counts); Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance > $200 (2 counts)

Howard Van Ottrix

Unknown

Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance > $200 (4 counts), Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (4 counts)

Donyell Lanetta Stringfield

1500 block Benton Ct

Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance > $200 (3 counts); Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (4 counts)

Sabrina Marie Tazewell

4000 block West Neck Rd

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Knowingly Makes Any False Application for Welfare Assistance; Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance > $200

Paula Tyrette Trowell

2200 block Marlboro Ave

Norfolk, VA 23504

Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance > $200 (3 counts); Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (4 counts); Welfare Fraud - Fail to Notify Change in Circumstances > $200

 

A total of 15 defendants were charged with felony drug crimes, comprising 18% of those indicted today.  The grand jury also indicted 9 individuals for felony Driving Under the Influence.  Those individuals are:

 

Defendant Name

Last Known Address

Charges

Christopher Michael Bland

2400 block Sedgewick Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

DUI 3rd Conviction within 10 years

Jeremy Caban

1300 block Fishermans Road

Norfolk, VA 23503

DUI 3rd Conviction within 10 years

Kelli Deane Evans

1400 block Walnut Ave

Chesapeake, VA 23125

DUI 4th or subsequent Conviction within 10 years

Thomas Keith Ingram

1500 block Chase Arbor Common

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

DUI 3rd Conviction within 10 years

Christopher Michael Johnson

700 block Poquoson Ave

Poquoson, VA 23662

DUI 3rd Conviction within 10 years

Ronald Kelly Lucas

1900 block Southaven Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23455

DUI 3rd Conviction within 10 years

Sheila Michelle Phillips

2400 block Courtyard Lane

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

DUI 4th or subsequent Conviction within 10 years

Jamelias Speller

400 block S. Rosemont Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

DUI 3rd Conviction within 10 years, Possess Schedule I or II Drug

Harry Jefferson Squire III

1500 block Link Street

Norfolk, VA 23504

 

DUI 3rd Conviction within 5 years

 

Please contact Macie Pridgen if additional information is desired.

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