June 19, 2012 — A Morehead man has been indicted by a Rowan County grand jury for allegedly assaulting a female.
Jonathan T. Dewitt, 26, was indicted for second-degree assault when he allegedly struck the woman in the face and body with his fists and a baseball bat on April 9 while they were living together on KY 519.
Dewitt also was indicted for unlawful imprisonment for allegedly holding the woman against her will.
The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
Also indicted were:
• Heather M. Caldwell for CCAP benefit fraud, child care assistance program, when she allegedly made false statements affecting her eligibility and received $44,134.55 in benefits to which she was not entitled from July 1, 2005, through March 25, 2011.
• James W. Allen, 54, for trafficking in a controlled substance when he allegedly trafficked in .636 grams of heroin on May 3.
• Michael B. Butler, 35, for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure to maintain insurance, fleeing/evading police, resisting arrest, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid and wanton endangerment when he allegedly struck a vehicle operated by Rachel Payne while drunk and failed to stop to ascertain the extent of injury and damage on May 19.
• Joshua Seth Rembert, 20, for two counts trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school when he allegedly was in possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of Morehead State University on April 10.
Rembert also was indicted for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Charges of receiving stolen property and burglary were dismissed against Latasha Lynch after being presented to the grand jury.
Stephanie Ockerman can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 784-4116.