WINCHESTER — A suspected drunken driver accused of killing two people and severely injuring two others, a man accused of robbing five men at gunpoint, and a man suspected of shooting into a neighbor’s home after admitting to drinking multiple beers on New Year’s are among the people indicted earlier this month by a Frederick County grand jury.
Anthony Dewayne Morris is accused of killing driver Michael Mercer and front-seat passenger Jimmy Kilbourne Sr. in a head-on crash on Papermill Road on March 24. Mercer’s wife Victoria Mercer and their son James “Trey” Mercer were seriously injured.
Police said Morris, 37, of the 100 block of Windstone Drive in Winchester, admitted to having three or four drinks before the crash and that a beer bottle was found in his pickup truck after the wreck. Morris, previously charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence, was indicted on two counts of maiming while driving under the influence. He is due back in court on Nov. 8.
The robbery occurred on May 16 in the 200 block of Falcon Trail. Police said Adam Lee Martin was wearing a black bandana over half of his face and carrying a shotgun. They said he fired one shot into the air before stealing $200 from one of the men. One of the men recognized a tattoo on the robber’s stomach when his sweatshirt was raised, which police said resembled one on Martin. A shotgun and two shotgun shells were recovered from Martin’s home.
Martin, of Winchester, was indicted on five counts each of robbery and use of a firearm in a robbery. He remained a fugitive Thursday.
The shooting into the home occurred on Jan. 1 at a residence on Star Tannery Road. Deputy Tyler Ryan MacMillan of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said he found a bullet hole in the homeowner’s kitchen cabinet and found the slug from the bullet between the refrigerator and the wall.
The resident said he heard several shots at midnight prior to finding the damage and that his neighbors had shot around his home before. When questioned, neighbor Michael Anthony Priola admitted to firing a few shots in the air and a few into the ground from a .40-caliber semi-automatic pistol.
MacMillan said Priola appeared drunk and admitted to drinking “14 or 15 beers” before the shooting. Priola, 27, of the 3300 block of Gooney Manor Loop in Bentonville, was indicted on an unlawful shooting into a dwelling, house or building.
Also indicted were:
Marcus James Allen, 32, of the 7700 block of Main Street in Middletown, accused of methamphetamine possession on Sept. 16, 2017, and possession of a controlled substance on May 11.
Melanie Anne Barth, 40, of the 100 block of Armel Road in Winchester, accused of larceny on Jan. 10-13 and Jan. 15.
Rodriguez Lamont Rodgers, 48, of the 1200 block of Rodgers Street in Chesapeake, accused of possession of Acetaminophen and Oxycodone on Aug. 3
Jason Michael Breeden, 32, of the 4500 block of Martinsburg Pike in Clear Brook, accused of obtaining money by false pretense on May 1 and possession of a controlled substance on July 2.
Stanley Marcus Carlos Brown, 46, of 66 Stuart Court in Strasburg, accused of embezzlement on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.
Eugene Randolph Buracker II, 37, of the 200 block of Pine Street, accused of distribution of a controlled substance on Sept. 17.
Rebecca Louise Carter, 50, of the 1400 block of Markham Street in Front Royal, accused of making a false statement on a firearms background check on July 1, 2017.
Kaylee Rachel Chewey, 22, of the 1600 block of Macedonia Church Road in Stephens City, accused of cocaine and heroin possession on Nov. 30.
David Lee Chisolm, 58, of the 200 block of Brown Lane in Clear Brook, accused of unlawful shooting into a dwelling, house or building on Sept. 6.
Andrew Arthur Daggit, 49, accused of firearm possession or transportation despite being convicted of a felony on June 23.
Robert Arthur Ewers, 55, of the 6600 block of Virginia Line Road in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., accused of cocaine possession on Feb. 10.
David Allen Feltner, 24, of the 3600 block of Valley Pike, accused of theft between Nov. 1 and Jan. 12.
Gregory Scott Grove, 65, of the 200 block of Ruebuck Lane in Clear Brook, accused of cocaine possession on March 5.
Otis Headrick, age unavailable, of Winchester, accused of construction fraud on July 24.
Susan Rae Hess, 44, of the 500 block of Fancy Frilly Circle in Martinsburg, W.Va., accused of disobeying a signal from a police officer on Dec. 2.
Elmer Ernesto Ingles, 28, of the 6700 block of Westcott Road in Falls Church, accused of possession of marijuana with intent to sell on Feb. 22.
Hayley Lynn Jackson, 25, of the 400 block of Stonecrest Drive in Woodstock, accused of illegal use of credit card theft on Dec. 25.
Richard Allen Jenkins Jr., 45, of the 100 block of Ashton Drive in Winchester, accused of distribution of a controlled substance on Feb. 25.
Sandra Lee Jenkins, 43, of the 3600 block of Front Royal Pike in Winchester, accused of making a false statement during a firearms purchase background check on Dec. 27.
James Allen Lecroy, 35, of the 100 block of Massie Lane in Stephens City, accused of check forgery on Sept. 13, 2017, and embezzling on Oct. 25, 2017.
James Michael Mann, 35, of the 100 block of Warren Circle in Stephens City, accused of theft on Nov. 6.
Lorraine Kathryn Mason, 59, of the 600 block of Old Bethel Road in Winchester, accused of possession of a controlled substance on March 29.
April Lyn McDaniel, age unavailable, of Inwood, W.Va., accused of cocaine possession and cocaine possession in a correctional facility on Jan. 20.
James Edward McFarland IV, 34, of the 6500 block of Winchester Avenue in Inwood, W.Va., accused of cocaine possession on Sept. 20 and heroin possession on Dec. 22.
Stephen Dwayne Middleton, 50, of the 2400 block of Berryville Pike in Winchester, accused of cocaine possession on April 27, 2017.
Austin William Miller, 23, of the 400 block of Pine Road in Stephenson, accused of possession of LSD with intent to distribute, possession of MDMA — also known as Ecstasy — possession of N-ethylpentylone — a synthetic stimulant — and two counts of cocaine possession on Jan. 22,
Jaden Michael Miller, 22, of the 800 block of Milldale Farm Road in Front Royal, accused of cocaine possession on Feb. 16.
Steven Joseph Miller, 44, address unknown, accused of possession of a chemical compound in a correctional facility on Aug. 11.
Kevin Lynn Mumaw, 56, of the 100 block of Huntercrest Circle, accused of cocaine possession on Jan. 4, 2017.
Matthew Eric Murphy, 32, of the 200 block of Hockberry Lane in Bluemont, accused of fentanyl and heroin possession on Oct. 3.
David Mike Nguyen, 41, of the 6200 block of Draco Street in Burke, accused of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy to distribute.
Christy Lynn Pierce, 22, of the 200 block of East Street in Winchester, accused of theft on July 15.
Rodriguez Lamont Rodgers, 46, of the 1200 block of Rodgers Street in Chesapeake, accused of possession of Acetaminophen and oxycodone on Aug. 3.
Melissa Marie Sager, 33, of the 3600 block of Valley Pike in Winchester, accused of heroin possession and distribution on Feb. 23.
Dominic Jordan Smith, 20, of the 300 block of East Main Street in Front Royal, accused of breaking and entering, possession of burglary tools, theft, and destruction of property on April 29.
Zachary Haven Smith, 24, of the 100 block of Singhas Road in Winchester, accused of possession of a controlled substance on June 24.
Bonnie Alice Stebbins, 39, of the 100 block of Pickette Avenue in Inwood, W.Va., accused of embezzlement on March 6-14.
Jodi Lashawn Still, 41, of the first block of Uniontown, Pa., accused of cocaine distribution and conspiracy to distribute on Jan. 31.
Royal Theodore Summers Jr., 41, of the 200 block of Liberty Street in Winchester, accused of possession of a controlled substance on April 25.
Melissa Julia Thomas, 43, of the 400 block of Chase Street in Winchester, accused of breaking and entering and theft on Sept. 2.
William Edward Tines Jr., 25, of Winchester, accused of assault and battery of a police officer on Sept. 18.
Devonte Quintrell Vaughann, 26, of the 900 block of Longmarsh Road in Berryville, accused of driving under the influence on May 8.
Marcel Lee Williams, 46, of the 300 block of South 20th Street in Purcellville, accused of use of a firearm in a robbery on June 2.