LISBON - Drug-related charges against three brothers from Cleveland were among 11 open indictments issued by the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury this week. Additionally, the grand jury issued 26 secret indictments and declined to indict two people.
The three brothers are accused of trafficking drugs from a home on state Route 518 in Wayne Township. Some of the charges stemmed from them being stopped by authorities near Gorby's Groceries in Negley in January.
Tremaine A. Jackson, also known as T, 25, is charged with five counts of trafficking in drugs, a possession of drugs charge with a forfeiture specification, having weapons while under a disability, illegal conveyance of drugs on the grounds of a detention facility and tampering with evidence.
Tremaine Jackson is accused of selling less than a gram of heroin on July 22, Sept. 5, Nov. 13, Nov. 20 and Dec. 12, 2013. Additionally, he is alleged to have had more than a gram but less than five grams of heroin in his possession on Jan. 25, 2014, along with $100 believed to be used or intended for use in a drug-related offense. On the same date he is accused of carrying both an Intertec 9-mm Luger semi-automatic pistol and a Skyy Industries 9-mm Luger semi-automatic pistol, which he is forbidden to have after convictions of trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs in Cuyahoga County in 2008.
Court documents further alleged that on Jan. 25, 2014 Tremaine Jackson brought heroin onto the grounds of the Columbiana County Jail and attempted to conceal a baggie of heroin knowing an investigation was in progress.
One of Jackson's brothers, Anthony L. Jackson, also known as Rob, 26, is charged with complicity to trafficking in drugs and two counts trafficking in drugs. Court documents alleged on both July 18, 2013 and Jan. 23, 2014, he sold less than a gram of heroin. Additionally on Dec. 12, 2013 he is accused of assisting his brother Tremaine in trafficking in drugs.
A third brother, Allen C. Jackson, 22, also known as Keith, is charged with two counts of trafficking in drugs, five counts of complicity to trafficking in drugs and one charge of having weapons while under a disability. Allen Jackson is accused of selling less than five grams of cocaine on July 17, 2013 and on Jan. 23, 2014. Additionally, he is accused of assisting Anthony Jackson in selling drugs on July 18 and Tremaine Jackson in selling drugs on Sept. 5, Nov. 13, Nov. 20 and Dec. 12. Finally, Allen C. Jackson is accused of having both an Intertec 9-mm Luger semi-automatic pistol and a Skyy Industries 9-mm Luger semi-automatic pistol, which he is forbidden to have after convictions of two counts trafficking in drugs and two counts of possession of drugs in Cuyahoga County.
In other open indictments issued by the grand jury this week:
- Meghan L. Dickey, 37, Washington Street, Salineville, is charged with safe cracking, a fourth-degree felony, and theft, a fifth-degree felony. Dickey is accused on Jan. 3 of tampering with a vault, safe or strongbox owned by Rick Beadle, Washington Street, Salineville, depriving him of miscellaneous coins valued at $6,500, silver bars and collectibles valued at between $1,000 and $7,500.
- Robert E. Lockhart, 48, Riffle Road, Rogers, is charged with domestic violence for allegedly harming Nicholas Hubbard on Jan. 30, 2014. He has previous convictions of domestic violence in Columbiana County in 2012 and battery in Pasco County, Fla., in 1999.
- David J. Jackson, 48, North Market Street, East Palestine, is charged with breaking and entering for allegedly going into an apartment on Green Lane, East Liverpool, which belongs to Roy Larkins with the intent to commit a theft on Feb. 9, 2014.
- Arthur J. Gingher, 43, West Clark Street, East Palestine, is charged with burglary after allegedly trespassing into the home of Brennan Baker, West Clark Street, East Palestine with the intent to commit a criminal offense on Feb. 3, 2014.
- Joshua W.M. Ayers, 21, Main Street, Leetonia, is charged with receiving stolen property for allegedly having a 2008 Suzuki Quad Sport ATV belonging Benjamin Cooper on Jan. 16, 2014.
- Reginald Odd, 42, Fairview Place, Alliance, is charged with theft for allegedly taking a Gateway Combo Computer with monitor, a Gateway Computer tower, two Blu-Ray DVD players, two sets of headphones and miscellaneous merchandise belonging to WalMart on Feb. 18, 2014.
- John N. Thompson Jr., 24, Park Boulevard East, East Liverpool, is charged with aggravated burglary. Thompson is accused on Feb. 24, 2014, of trespassing in the apartment of his neighbor, Shannon Johnson, while harming or threatening to harm her.