Indictment handed down in murder of soldier
Published 6:05 pm Tuesday, November 24, 2009
A Suffolk grand jury on Monday indicted a Chesapeake man with four felonies in connection with the September shooting of a soldier.
Timothy Wayne Sanders, 47 at the time of the shooting, was indicted on first-degree murder, shoot, stab, cut or wound, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and discharging a firearm in an occupied building.
According to a police report at the time of the accident, Sanders and the victim, Matthew Stephenson Jr., 41, were guests in a Nansemond Pointe Drive home Sept. 4 when an argument broke out. Sanders left the home, went to his vehicle, returned and shot Stephenson several times.
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Sanders then fled the residence, but returned later and turned himself in to police.
Stephenson was a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., and was temporarily assigned to Fort Lee for training.
In all, the grand jury indicted 34 defendants on various charges Monday.
Charles Ray Anderson — larceny with intent to sell or distribute, grand larceny
Douglas Marvin Arnette Jr. — buy or sell wild animal or bird (2 counts)
Sheltina Lashell Blakely — malicious bodily injury, shoot, stab, cut or wound
Clarence Christopher Branch — possess cocaine
Marcus Lee Brinkley — robbery, use of firearm in commission of felony, conspiracy to commit a felony
Maurice Adam Britt — drive while habitual offender, subsequent offense
Derek Antione Brown — grand larceny, from the person
Nancy Copeland — grand larceny
Shaun Evans Cross — possess cocaine
Deon Daughtrey — grand larceny (2 counts), conspiracy to commit larceny, burglary tools possession, destruction of property
Danny Lee Dundlow — sexual penetration with object, force or incapacity (2 counts), malicious wounding, abduction with intent to defile, aggravated sexual battery by force, serious injury
George Joe Eure III — unauthorized use of vehicle
Wilvern Major Flythe — grand larceny, larceny with intent to sell or distribute
Courtney Pender Frontin — forgery, uttering
Michael Duncan Harp — grand larceny
Eric Chavez Johnson — burglary, statutory, building, larceny with intent to sell or distribute, grand larceny
Lavarius Jones — grand larceny (2 counts), conspiracy to commit larceny, burglary tools possession, receiving stolen firearm, possession of marijuana, destruction of property, possess/transport/conceal firearm by convicted felon
Kierra R. King — attempted malicious wounding
Justin Tyler Layton — conspiracy to distribute/possess a controlled substance, possession of heroin with intent to distribute
Corey Meier — carnal knowledge of a minor, contributing to delinquency of a minor, indecent liberties with child (sexual intercourse), indecent liberties with child (enticing)
Abdul Rahmen Muhammad — drive while habitual offender, subsequent offense
Tyrese Pharrell — possession of cocaine
Curtis Andre Porter II — forge or utter counterfeit bills (6 counts)
Joe Chester Ricks — larceny, third offense (2 counts)
Christopher Burchell Rodgers — enter property with intent to damage
Christopher Robert Salas — conspiracy to commit larceny, grand larceny, burglary tools possession, destruction of property
Timothy Wayne Sanders — first-degree murder, shoot, stab, cut or wound, use of firearm in the commission of a felony, discharge firearm/throw missile in/at occupied building
Johnny Lee Simpson Jr. — unlawful wounding
Kevin James Sinclair — driving while intoxicated, third offense within five years
Miranda Thorne — conspiracy to distribute/possess a controlled substance, possession of heroin with intent to distribute
Anthony Earl White — possession of cocaine with intent to distribute
Terrell Jermaine Whitley — robbery, conspiracy to commit a felony, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
Timothy Louis Williams — possession of Schedule I or II drug with intent to distribute
Bryan Jarrel Wilson — conspiracy to commit a felony, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, robbery