Grand Jury Returns 106 Indictments; One Man Indicted in Accidental Shooting of Child; Another for Murder of Pedestrian while Fleeing Police

Monday, May 07, 2012

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 101 individuals charging 203 separate offenses.

 

Ronald Lee Perkins, age 38, of the 4700 block of Teal Duck Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was indicted for Second Degree Murder, Eluding Police – Endangerment, and Hit and Run – Personal Injury.  Perkins is charged in connection with the death of Raymond Rogers Jr. on January 2, 2012, after allegedly striking him with a vehicle while fleeing from the police. 

An indictment was returned against Nicholas Allen Pierce, age 26, of the 3800 block of Buckhorn Place in Virginia Beach, Virginia, for felony Child Neglect.  Pierce’s charge stems from the accidental shooting of his 4-year-old child on February 9, 2012.

 

The grand jury returned indictments against ten (10) individuals for felony welfare fraud:

 

Defendant Name Last Known Address Charges Amount Alleged
Joanne Marie Culpepper

4700 block Windermere Court

Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Knowingly Makes Any False Application for Welfare Assistance; Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance  > $200 Over $1,300
Ciara Nicole Freeman

5200 block Westhaven Cres

Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (2 counts); Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance  > $200 (2 counts) Over $1,900
Evelyn Anita Griffin

5900 block Margate Avenue

Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance; Welfare Fraud - Fail to Notify Change in Circumstances > $200 Over $5,300
Henry Morris Hill

3900 block Waterside Court

Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance; Welfare Fraud - Fail to Notify Change in Circumstances > $200; Unauthorized Use of Food Stamps > $200 or More Over $1,200
Alexis Althea Ince

1200 block Faulkner Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (2 counts);  Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance  > $200 (2 counts) Over $1,500
Sherry Nicole Karras

700 block Queens Way

Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Knowingly Makes Any False Application for Welfare Assistance (3 counts) Over $1,900
Jania Shantel King

5200 block Settlers Park Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance  > $200 (4 counts); Welfare Fraud - Fail to Notify Change in Circumstances >$200 Over $3,300
Barbara Ann Tolbert

3100 block Winterberry Lane

Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance; Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance  > $200 (2 counts) Over $3,100
Marisela Warwick

2500 block Dellwood Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (4 counts); Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Assistance  > $200 (2 counts) Over $11,500
Jenell Tanica Worley

1700 block Everest Circle

Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Knowingly Makes Any False Application For Welfare Assistance (2 counts); Welfare Fraud - Fail to Notify Change in Circumstances > $200 (2 counts) Over $6,000

 

The grand jury also indicted four (4) individuals for felony Driving Under the Influence.  Those individuals are:

Defendant Name Last Known Address Charges
Holly Jo Houston

1000 block E. Bayview Blvd

Norfolk, VA 23503
DUI – 4th or Subsequent Conviction within 10 Years; Assault & Battery of a Law Enforcement Officer
Michael Jason Reed

600 block Cindy Court

Virginia Beach, VA 23464
DUI – 3rd Conviction within 10 Years
Brian Christopher Stemm

4400 block Hudgins Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23455
DUI – 3rd Conviction within 5 Years
Jameel Young

2100 block Hickory Forest Drive

Chesapeake, VA 23322
DUI – 3rd Conviction within 10  Years

 

Please contact Macie Pridgen if additional information is desired.

 

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