PAULDING – A Paulding County grand jury returned indictments against seven persons on Thursday, August 12.

The individuals will be arraigned in Paulding County Common Pleas Court. Those indicted were:

  • John M. Chaffins, 38, Paulding, one count of illegal conveyance of weapons, drugs or other prohibited items onto the ground of detention facility, a third degree felony; one count of aggravated possession of methamphetamine, a second degree felony; one count of corrupting another with drugs, a second degree felony and one count of trafficking methamphetamine, a fourth degree felony.
  • Devin J. Swain, 24, Anderson, Indiana, one count of possession of marijuana, a third degree felony.
  • Alexander N. VanDame, 25, Defiance, one count of possession of LSD, a fifth degree felony.
  • Clay R. Dockery, 21, Paulding, one count of burglary, a fourth degree felony and one count of grand theft, a fourth degree felony.
  • Nicollette L. Collins, 31, Paulding, one count of possession of methamphetamine, a fifth degree felony.
  • Adam M. Mason, 23, Fayette, one count of grand theft, a fourth degree felony.
  • Charles J. Thompson, 29, Paulding, one count of aggravated possession of methamphetamine, a second degree felony; one count of possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony; one count of possession of methamphetamine, a fifth degree felony and one count of O.V.I., a first degree misdemeanor.