Pandering obscenity charges handed down


By Jim Painter - For the Sidney Daily News



SIDNEY – A 64-year-old Sidney man has been indicted on charges of possessing pornography involving minors. He was one of 19 people handed a variety of charges by the Shelby County grand jury on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Those charged will be arraigned on Nov. 27 in Shelby County Common Pleas Court.

Michael L. Liveston, 630 Ronan St., was indicted on four counts of pandering obscenity involving minors, all fourth-degree felonies.

Liveston is accused of downloading and possessing the images on Sept. 4 and again on Oct. 24.

Two Miami County women have been charged in the theft of property from the Goodbaby/Evenflo Company. Online court records state the women allegedly took between $7,500 and $150,000 of property from the company between Sept. 15, 2017, and Sept. 23, 2019.

Kimberly A. Koehler, 50, Tipp City, is charged with theft, a fourth-degree felony, being accused of taking the property. Michelle V. Detrick, 46, Troy, has been indicted for receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony. Prosecutors allege Detrick received the stolen property.

A West Milton woman has been indicted on a drug charge and for identifying herself as her sister to police.

Angela Earls, 29, was charged with possession of drugs and identity fraud, both fifth-degree felonies. She was arrested Sept. 3 allegedly in possession of heroin. She also provided identity information posing as her sister.

In October, the grand jury indicted her sister based on the arrest record and false identification. The case has since been dismissed.

Darryl Harris, 57, at large, was indicted for failure to provide a change of address, a third-degree felony. Authorities allege Harris failed to provide an address from Sept. 20 to Nov. 12.

A Sidney couple was indicted regarding falsified records regarding an application for a permanent disability claim.

David Juillert, 63, 4688 Hardin-Wapakoneta Road, was indicted for tampering with records, a third-degree felony. Authorities believe Juillert provided false information to the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation by misrepresenting his physical capabilities in order to receive disability assistance.

Wendy Juillert, 53, same address, was charged with complicity to tampering with records, a third-degree felony. She is accused of aiding and abetting David Juillert in tampering with records for his disability claim.

Drugs, credit cards

In other cases:

*Nick G. Mariano, 42, 1620 Ash Place, possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies. He was arrested Aug. 18 allegedly with Fentanyl.

*Gloria Pierce, 47, 300 N. Miami Ave., possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies. She was arrested Nov. 15 supposedly in possession of Fentanyl.

*Deven Mikel Cowan, 21, 618 Montrose Drive, theft and forgery, both fifth-degree felonies. He is accused of taking a credit card from an 89-year-old victim and forging a signature.

*James Oliphant, 44, at large, possession of drugs and possessing of criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies; tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; and resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor. He was arrested Nov. 12 allegedly in possession of Methamphetamine, plus threw a syringe away from police and resisted arrest.

*Otis Branham, 35, West Carrollton, trafficking in drugs, a second-degree felony; trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony; trafficking in drugs, a fifth-degree felony; and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony. He was arrested with heroin, Fentanyl and cocaine. It is also specified that he forfeit $695 in cash seized when arrested that was used in criminal activity.

*Matthew Harris, 32, 515 S. Miami Ave., burglary, a third-degree felony. He is accused of breaking into an occupied residence on Nov. 2 to commit vandalism.

*Mary E. Widmark, 30, at large, theft, a fifth-degree felony. She supposedly stole a credit card on Nov. 4.

*Derek Max Wilson, 24, 111 E. Pinehurst St., receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony. He is accused of accepting a credit card he knew was stolen on Nov. 6.

*Cassandra L. Brumbaugh, 31, at large, theft, a fifth-degree felony. She allegedly stole more than $1,000 in merchandise from Walmart in Sidney.

*Robert Tillman, 22, 14350 State Route 119, Anna, possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony. He was arrested on May 23 allegedly in possession of Methamphetamine.

*Jeremy L. Unverferth, 43, 18 Walnut St., Fort Loramie, theft, a fifth-degree felony. He is accused of stealing a check from Rapid Development.

*Richard V. Hensley, 42, possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools, both fifth-degree felonies. He was arrested Sept. 1 with Methamphetamine.

By Jim Painter

For the Sidney Daily News

The writer is a regular contributor to the Sidney Daily News.

The writer is a regular contributor to the Sidney Daily News.