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21 Washington County Indictments

The Washington County grand jury hands down an indictment for a man accused of Rape. Prosecutors say Wilburn "Eric" Bever faces rape of an eight year old girl.

They say he was telling other what he had done with the girl in the summer and fall of 2011.

Bever was first arrested for gross sexual imposition. After further evidence from victims and his computer, Bever now faces both rape and gross sexual imposition.

Also indicted is James Mayle who prosecutors say was tending to 90 indoor marijuana plants in Fairfield.
Mayle is charged with illegal cultivation of marijuana in the vicinity of a juvenile and possession of criminal tools. Mayle previously served five years in prison for distribution of marijuana and cocaine.

A Noble County man, Robert Cantwell has also been indicted for three counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Prosecutors say Cantwell was 19 years old during the February, March, and April interactions with a 15 year old girl. They say Cantwell met the girl online. The four year difference makes all three unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, forth degree felonies.

Also a boy, who prosecutors say was tackled by a neighbor has been indicted. Shawn Wittekind is being charged with two counts of burglary after prosecutors say he broke in a home where a neighbor saw him. They say the neighbor was able to stop Wittekind.

Among the 21 indicted is a woman who first served as a witness in a trial but now has been indicted for perjury and obstructing justice. Washington County Prosecutors say Tiffany Dunderman lied under oath during the jury trial of Richard Vann on July 16.


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