Mahoning County indictments: April 4, 2019

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Mahoning County grand jury indicted the following cases on Thursday: 

George Gutierres: Involuntary manslaughter, attempted possession of cocaine, possessing criminal tools and aggravated murder with firearm specifications

Lavontae Ezhell Knight: Aggravated murder, murder, aggravated robbery with firearm specifications, attempted possession of cocaine and having weapons while under disability 

Cheryl Lee Rose: Misuse of credit cards and receiving stolen property

Brian K. Schaffer: Tampering with evidence, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and  carrying concealed weapons

Christina L. Brayman: Tampering with evidence, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, carrying concealed weapons, falsification, two counts of aggravated menacing and two counts of ethnic intimidation 

Shawn Graham: Possession of cocaine and possession of drugs

Frankie L. Betancourt: Possession of cocaine, possession of heroin with specifications for forfeiture of money in a drug case and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination of them

James Riley: Trafficking in a fentanyl-related compound and possession of a fentanyl-related compound with specifications for forfeiture of money in a drug case

Leslie T. Krauss, Jr.: Receiving stolen property

Robert A. Parker: Having weapons while under disability, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer

Erika Y. Leibowitz: Tampering with evidence and two counts of counterfeiting

Erik A. Leibowitz: Two counts of counterfeiting

Keon M. Chism: Improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle

Charles Whitfield: Trafficking in marijuana

Kayla M. Carr: Intimidation, two counts of assault and obstructing official business

Victor L. Peterman: Failure to verify address

Robert C. Iwaskey: 20 counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor

Tiffany D. Rodriguez: 21 counts of deception to obtain a dangerous drug and 21 counts of illegal processing of drug documents

An indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt. All cases will be heard in Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas.

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