Grand jury indicts 13

Published 9:50 pm Friday, December 11, 2015

A Suffolk woman has been indicted by the grand jury on charges of child abuse and neglect and child cruelty.

Laniece Deshawn Wilson, 34, was charged by police after her 4-year-old son was found wandering near a retention pond about 10 a.m. on Sept. 5. The child was not injured.

According to a city press release at the time, investigators found the mother had left the residence to shop while the child was asleep in the house alone.

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Wilson has a trial set for Dec. 21.

She was one of 13 defendants indicted on 31 charges Wednesday. The full grand jury report is below:

  • Raiquen Dwayne Bynum — forge public record
  • Diane Sylvia Diggs — third offense larceny
  • Patrick Aaron Hall — child neglect and abuse; strangle causing wound or injury; abduction
  • Jonathan Leon Harrell — nonviolent felon possess gun
  • Kevin Gregg Jerscheid — strangle causing wound or injury; abduction
  • Jacarri Lamarr Johnson — destruction of property
  • Tiyonna Keosha McCullough — grand larceny; conspiracy to commit larceny; attempted obtain money by false pretenses; conspiracy to obtain money by false pretenses; identity theft; conspiracy to commit identity theft
  • Sarah Nicole Patrick — destruction of property
  • Nicole Janice Porter — prescription fraud (2 counts)
  • Travis Terrance Taylor II — involuntary manslaughter; reckless driving; fail to observe highway markings
  • Laniece Deshawn Wilson — child abuse and neglect; child cruelty
  • Keith Tyrone Wynn — child cruelty (3 counts); child neglect and abuse (2 counts); obstruct justice; contribute to delinquency of a minor (2 counts)