Grand jury indicts 47 in April
The grand jury will convene again May 19.
Some of the more noteworthy indictments are listed below.
•Kenneth Couch, 60, was indicted for manufacturing a hoax explosive. Couch prompted a bomb scare in Sterling Feb. 26, when he went to the Eastern Loudoun County Sheriff's Office in Sterling drunk and claimed there were explosives in the area. Police found a package with an explosive initiation system, which was rendered safe.
•Muhammet Faith Erdogmus of Fairfax was indicted for strangling another to cause injury and misdemeanor assault and battery of a family member, both stemming from a Feb. 20 incident.
•Aaron Joseph Lee Estrada of Aldie was charged with felony assault and battery of a family member from a situation Feb. 20. Estrada has previously pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2007.
•Jason Odell Greene of Middleburg was indicted for rape of a child under 13 for incidents taking place between June 1, 2012, to Sept. 3, 2012.
•Brian K. Hill of Leesburg was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual battery. He is scheduled to plea May 23 in the Loudoun County Circuit Court.
•Mehran Muhhamad Haq of Herndon was indicted with four counts of felony obtaining money by false pretenses and four counts of embezzlement related to incidents in the fall of 2012.
•Samuel Tyler Johnson, 20, of Chantilly is charged with abduction, grand larceny, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, conspiracy to commit robbery, two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and one count of wearing a mask in public for his role in a July 24, 2013 robbery of a 7-Eleven in Sterling. Johnson, along with Jonathan Andrew Jones and Darius Trenny Foster, both of Aldie, entered a 7-Eleven at 21944 Cascades Parkway in Sterling with guns, assaulting the clerk before taking money from both him and the cash register. The three then drove to nearby Herndon to try to rob two McDonald's restaurants on Elden Street. After trying to flee by in a 1998 Jeep Cherokee, which they stole from South Riding, they exited on foot before being apprehended by Fairfax County Police.
•Jeremy Elmer Phillips of Ashburn faces a myriad of charges going all the way back to June of 2010. Phillips was indicted with four counts of breaking and entering with intent to commit larceny, two counts of felony destruction of property and one count of grand larceny.
•Daniel Joseph Sullivan of Hamilton was charged with assault, assault and battery of a law enforcement officer and resisting lawful arrest from a Nov. 29 incident.
•Dominique Wilkins Jamal Walker was indicted for possession and transportation of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession and transportation of ammunition by a convicted felon, grand larceny of a firearm and grand larceny of an automobile. Walker stole a car from the parking lot of the Ashburn Shopping Plaza Dec. 1. The car was found off Hickory Corner Terrace, and Walkins was walking around the area. A brief foot chase ensued before Walker was arrested.