Grand jury indicts 40

Published 9:09 pm Wednesday, May 30, 2012

A Suffolk grand jury on Tuesday indicted two alleged sex offenders and a man who allegedly stabbed another man in the buttocks.

They were among 40 defendants indicted on 60 charges.

Kenneth Tyrone Skinner, 49, allegedly stabbed another man on March 18 after he found the man in his bedroom after midnight with his wife, according to city spokeswoman Debbie George at the time.

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In addition, Brandon Lavon Artis is charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old acquaintance between July 15-31, 2011, George said Wednesday. It was reported to police on Dec. 7, and he was originally arrested on the charges in January.

Another defendant, Markus Moshia Hall, allegedly attempted to entice a 14-year-old to produce and send him pornographic photos on Jan. 20, George said. It was reported to police a week later.

The full grand jury list is below.

  • Brandon Wyatt Adams — third offense larceny
  • Brandon Lavon Artis — rape; abduction with intent to defile
  • Clifton Andre Artis — statutory burglary
  • Lorenzo Jermain Barnes — nonviolent felon possess gun within 10 years
  • Shenique Naquail Brown — unauthorized use of vehicle; destruction of property
  • Justin Allen Carr — credit card theft
  • Dorman Mack Chandler — failure to return rental property
  • Jason David Clark — possession of heroin
  • William Daniel Clayton — child abuse/neglect (2 counts)
  • Leonard Steven Cook — malicious wounding; shoot/stab in commission of a felony
  • Dante Lee Darrison — possession of cocaine
  • Justin Mark Deel — statutory burglary; grand larceny; manufacture controlled substance
  • Thomasina Elliott — obtain money by false pretenses; uttering
  • Dalrico Darnell Griffin — embezzlement more than $200
  • Markus Moshia Hall — production of child pornography; solicitation to commit felony; using electronic means to procure minor
  • Marcus Lashawn Hamlin — possession of cocaine with intent to distribute; distribution of cocaine
  • Chantay Nakita Jenkins — obtain money by false pretenses (2 counts)
  • Thomasine Abina Johnson — grand larceny
  • Darry Frederick Lassiter — possession of cocaine
  • Shaquita Shirell Lewis — failure to return rental property
  • Michael Domonique Madison — forgery; uttering; attempted grand larceny
  • Margie Marie Manley — possession of cocaine
  • Thomas McClenny III — statutory burglary; grand larceny
  • Michael Frederick Nelson — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute ½ ounce to five pounds
  • Sabrina Norfleet — failure to return rental property
  • Kevin Myron Powell — possession of cocaine with intent to distribute
  • Taneshia Alisa Redfox — possession of cocaine
  • Mildred A. Renninger — abuse child, disregard life
  • Denerio Jerel Sanders — robbery
  • Paul Everett Schweitzer — child abuse/neglect
  • Martrell Laron Scott — domestic assault and battery
  • Tiamane Roland Scott — possess vehicle with VIN removed
  • Vanessa J. Singletary — malicious wounding
  • Anthony Skinner — embezzlement more than $200
  • Kenneth Tyrone Skinner — malicious wounding; shoot/stab in commission of a felony
  • Venus S. Watkins — unauthorized use of auto; failure to return rental property
  • Lynis Wiggins — statutory burglary; grand larceny; larceny with intent to sell
  • Lynis Pryis Wiggins — enter property to damage
  • Victoria Nicole Winston — unlawful wounding
  • Steve Lenro Wise — nonviolent felon possess gun within 10 years; possession of cocaine with intent to distribute; possession of gun while selling controlled substance