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July 7, 2011

Two charged with rape among 277 indicted by grand jury here

— A Limestone County grand jury has formally charged two Limestone County men with second-degree rape.

Jeremiah Falby McKinley, 23, of 29838 Mooresville Road, was accused of relationship with a 12-year-old girl.

On March 13, the Limestone County sheriff's office received a call from a woman who said she found text messages referring to the offense on her daughter’s cell phone.

McKinley was arrested for contributing to the delinquency and unruliness of a child in Lincoln County, Tenn. He was later arrested and charged with second-degree rape by Limestone County officials.

José Perez Jr., 20, of 1006 Fifth Avenue, was accused of second-degree rape for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl who had been reported by her parents as a runaway in February. Athens Police officers interviewed the girl and Perez. Limestone County officials later arrested Perez after he stopped a vehicle in which the two were riding.

In Alabama, the legal consent to sex is 16.

The grand jury also formally charged Daniel Donald Dewayne, 35, of 28986 Leggtown Road in Elkmont, for sexual abuse of a child less than 12.

The three men are among 277 people indicted on mostly felony charges in the most recent session of the grand jury. The names of some were withheld by authorities pending arrest.

Here is a list of the others indicted:

Anthony Jerome Smith, sex offender; Johnny Junior Campbell, second-degree theft of property; Jeremy Alexander Harris, second-degree theft of property; Andre Pride, third-degree burglary; Larosalyn Ether Freeman, abuse and neglect, first-degree criminal mischief; Sean Gregory England, second-degree assault; Jerry Wayne Thompson, second-degree theft of property; Maureen Frances Greer, chemical endangerment of child; Canartra Dante Green, second-degree theft of property; Ashley D. Thomas, possession of a forged instrument; Joshua Kalub Hammond, second-degree theft of property; Jacob Keith Heard, second-degree theft of property, theft by deception; Shannon Marie Kephart, first-degree theft of property; Coy John Edward Kyle, receiving stolen property; Kyle Wayne Martinez, breaking and entering a vehicle; Kenneth Terrell Hicks, possession of a forged instrument; Zachary Shane Robertson, domestic violence; Robert Adam Royster, second-degree theft of property; David Jefferson Pack, first-degree theft of property; Andre Lamont Smith, first-degree theft of property; Joseph Ray Rodgers, receiving stolen property; Patrick Christopher Russell, first-degree theft of property; Wendy Marie Norman, first-degree theft of property; Kenneth Ray McElyea, first-degree criminal mischief; Thomas Eugene Boldin, first-degree theft of property; Jordan Andrew Blandford, third-degree burglary; Eddie Shane Marcum, third-degree burglary; April Craig Griffin, theft by deception; Shawn Robert Edmondson, second-degree theft of property; Christopher Andrew Turley, third-degree burglary; Justin Michael Wise, second-degree forgery; Terry Lee Starnes, third-degree burglary; Brian Keith Amerson, second-degree theft of property; Jeremy Lee Barnett, second-degree theft of property; Elizabeth Barnett Bates, third-degree burglary; Jarred Dewayne Casteel, second-degree theft of property; Jeffery Freeman, third-degree burglary; Adam Jerome Hayes, second-degree theft of property; James Michael Link, first-degree theft of property; Danny Jaron Mayberry, first-degree theft of property; Jeremy Wesley Miller, first-degree theft of property; John David Polk, first-degree theft of property; Kenneth Ray Nicholas, third-degree burglary; Quincey Joe Richards, first-degree theft of property; Christopher Schuster, first-degree theft of property, Timothy Lane Smith Jr., two counts of third-degree burglary; Randy Lee Young, child abuse; Sebrina Ann Thompson, breaking and entering a vehicle; Lloyd Laney Cox, second-degree receiving of stolen property; Brian Michael Black, third-degree burglary; Roy Wayne Moore, third-degree burglary; Michelle Lynn Tubbs, chemical endangerment of child; Mary Renee Vasquez, third-degree burglary; Desmond Lofton-Stallworth, breaking and entering vehicle.

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