Loudoun grand jury indicts 52
The next meeting of the grand jury will be Dec. 9.
Some of the more noteworthy indictments of November include:
•Robert Clyde Allen of Virginia Beach was indicted on an aggravated sexual battery incident from Aug. 1, 2009. He wasn't arrested until nearly four years later, on July 31, 2013.
•Phillip Xavier Bailey of Ashburn was charged with possession of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and distribution of cocaine, stemming from a May 2 incident.
•Justin Christopher Davis of Ashburn was indicted for unlawful wounding and hit and run for a crime committed July 26.
•Samuel Tyler Johnson, 19, of Chantilly was indicted for counts of grand larceny of an automobile, use of a firearm in a commission of a felony, robbery of a business with a gun and unlawful wounding. On July 24, Johnson, along with Jonathan Andrew Jones and Darius Trenny Foster, both of Aldie, robbed a Sterling 7-Eleven and assaulted the cashier before fleeing in a car they stole from South Riding. The three also face charges in Fairfax after trying to rob two McDonald's restaurants in Herndon.
•Shane Matthew Lemarr of Leesburg faces 11 charges, consisting of three counts of forging a bank note, three counts of identity fraud, two counts of misdemeanor obtaining money by false pretense, one count each of felony obtaining money by false pretense, obtaining property by false pretense and larceny of checks. Arrested in February, he had previously pleaded guilty to credit card fraud in 2010 and possession of a controlled substance in 2009.
•Jean Francois Pugin of Annapolis was indicted for criminal solicitation and conspiracy to commit a felony from a March 2012 incident. Pugin allegedly attempted to help find Wendall Brian Mansel a contract killer to murder Mansel's wife. Mansel was sentenced to serve six years in prison on Sept. 27.
•William Frank Rector of Rockville faces one count of indecent act with a child by a parent or custodian from an Aug. 11 incident.
•Christian Alfredo Hernandez-Galdamez of Ashburn was indicted for felony assault and battery of a family member for a Sept. 21 offense. This is the third time he has been arrested for assault and battery of a family member.
•Charles John Shirley Jr., 32, of Martinsburg was indicted on five counts of breaking and entering, one count of breaking and entering during nighttime while armed with a deadly weapon, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession/transport of a firearm by a convicted felon. Shirley was one of seven people who committed a rash of burglaries from April 2012 to June 2013 throughout western Loudoun. He burglarized houses in Lovettsville, Purcellville and Leesburg, stealing jewelry, money, electronics and firearms.
•Michael Wagenhoffer, 20, of Sterling was indicted for assault and battery of a law enforcement officer and possession of a controlled substance stemming from a June 21 incident. After Loudoun County Sheriff's Office deputies busted a party in Sterling, Wagenhoffer allegedly resisted police instructions and hit an officer twice when he tried to arrest him.
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