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August 21. 2013 9:24PM

Arson, sex assault among indictments handed up

Man faces 8 counts of felonious sex assault

DOVER — Michael Jordan, 45, of 5 Little River Road, Nottingham, has been indicted for sexually assaulting a girl for several years beginning when she was 12 and he was 39.

Jordan faces eight counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault involving a girl who is now 18. Allegedly, five of the offenses occurred between July 8, 2006, and July 7, 2011, three occurred between April 1, 2010, and Nov. 30, 2012.

A grand jury handed up the indictments Aug. 15. Jordan is scheduled to appear at an arraignment Aug. 29 at 9 a.m. Each count charge is a felony punishable by 10- to 20 years in prison and a $4,000 fine.

Woman accused of deceiving employer

DOVER — A bank employee was indicted for 22 counts of theft for allegedly deceiving her employers at Profile Bank for five years.

Jennifer Dube, 35, of 24 Brenda Lane, Rochester, was charged with multiple counts of theft by deception for “creating and reinforcing a false impression” she was attending school to collect tuition reimbursement checks in excess of $1,500 from her employer.

According to the indictments, which were handed up Aug. 15, Dube obtained the checks three times in 2008, five times in 2009, seven times in 2010, five times in 2011, and twice in 2012. Each count is a Class A felony that carries a potential sentence of 7½ to 15 years in prison and a $4,000 fine.
Dube is scheduled to appear in Superior Court for an arraignment Aug. 29 at 9 a.m.

Woman indicted on arson charge

DOVER — Juanita Deraps, 60, of 384 Cross Road, East Rochester, faces up to 15 years in prison for a fire that destroyed her home.

On Aug. 15, a grand jury handed up an arson indictment against Deraps for allegedly setting the fire March 16.

The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire, which caused major damage making it unlivable.
Deraps will be arraigned Aug. 29 at 9 a.m. for arson, a Class A felony punishable by 7½ to 15 years in prison and a $4,000 fine.



Men indicted for impersonating police

DOVER — Two men have been indicted for a robbery targeting prescription drugs while claiming to be police officers.

Jonathan Bolz, 33, of 131A Milton Road, East Rochester, and Daniel Springer, 22, of 5 Haywagon Road, Farmington, were indicted for robbery, Class A felonies, for allegedly “brandishing an Airsoft gun that reasonably appeared” to be a deadly weapon on June 27 in Rochester.

The men allegedly gained access to a Portland Street residence claiming to be police. The resident, who requires a wheelchair, let the pair in despite them not being dressed as police. The men allegedly threatened the man, demanded prescription drugs and “ransacked” the home.

A grand jury handed up the indictments Aug. 15, Bolz and Springer will be arraigned Aug. 29 at 9 a.m. Each robbery count is punishable by up to 7 ½ to 15 years in prison and a $4,000 fine.





The Sienna had been traveling north when it crossed the highway center line “for an unknown reason” and struck Goodwin’s car, causing him fatal traumatic injuries, state police said in a news release Monday.


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