Washington County Grand Jury indicts 18


( Court Reports – Photo Illustration/MetroCreative)

MARIETTA — A Marietta man accused of raping and providing drugs and alcohol to a minor was among 18 people indicted this week by the Washington County Grand Jury.

Christopher Cody Perot, 127 Ward St., Marietta, was indicted on a first-degree felony count of rape, a third-degree felony count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, two fourth-degree felony counts of corrupting another with drugs and one count of failure to comply with underage alcohol laws, an unclassified misdemeanor.

According to court documents, Perot engaged in sexual conduct with a teen whose ability to resist or consent was substantially impaired in July 2023 and provided the victim with marijuana and alcohol. He allegedly provided the same minor with marijuana in June 2023 as well.

Also indicted by the grand jury were:

* John Craig Daniels, 51, homeless; a fourth-degree felony count of trespass in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present and a third-degree misdemeanor count of criminal mischief from January.

* Danielle Nichole Alexander, 41, 301 Ingleside Ave., Marietta; fourth-degree felony grand theft from February.

* Jonathan Edward Brady, 47, 244 Eighth St., Elyria; trafficking in marijuana, a fifth-degree felony, from May 2023.

* Rolando James Rodriguez, 49, Marietta; fourth-degree felony domestic violence from June.

* Brandon Lee Gibbs, 31, 515 Smith St., Marietta, one count each of fourth-degree felony trafficking in a fentanyl-related compound and fifth-degree felony possession of a fentanyl-related compound. Co-defendant Chad William Richard Warner, 39, 260 Greenbrier St., Marietta, was indicted on a fourth-degree felony count of trafficking in a fentanyl-related compound, a fifth-degree felony count of possession of a fentanyl-related compound and one count each of endangering children and violating a protection order, both first-degree misdemeanors.

In a separate indictment, Gibbs was also charged with a fifth-degree felony count of breaking and entering and misdemeanor theft.

* Kaleb Ryan William Scott, 20, 2502 Oak St., Apt. 3, Parkersburg; fifth-degree felony unauthorized use of a vehicle from February.

* Aaron Eugene Puckett, 24, 19441 Circle Drive, Guysville; fourth-degree felony receiving stolen property from June.

* Stacey Ann Johnson, 48, 631 Sixth St., Marietta; fourth-degree felony grand theft from January 2020 through June 2024.

* Korey Donald Lafferre, 30, Marietta; one third- and one fourth-degree felony count strangulation and a first-degree misdemeanor count of domestic violence from May.

* Hannah Michal Stover, 45, 4826 Vore Ridge Road, Athens; aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, from February.

* Co-defendants Michael Douglas Kenney, 51, 600 Ullman St., Beverly, and Roger Lee Ward, 46, 1225 Weppler Road, Lowell; one fifth-degree felony count each of possession of a fentanyl-related compound from July 2023.

* Colton Lee Reed, 34, 221 Harmar St., Marietta; fifth-degree felony theft and first-degree misdemeanor misuse of credit cards from June.

* Skylar Michael Paul, 31, last known address 1314 Glendale Road, Marietta; second-degree felony burglary and first-degree misdemeanor theft from June.

* Bradley Joseph Bates, 22, 35038 Cats Creek Road, Macksburg; theft, a fifth-degree felony, from July. Co-defendant Matthew Wayne Bryant, 25, 35038 Cats Creek Road, Macksburg; was indicted on a fifth-degree felony count complicity in the commission of an offense.

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