NORWICH – The Chenango County Grand Jury met this week to indict several people on felony charges, including one man on 10 counts of rape and others facing multiple drug felonies over cocaine possession.
• Michael C, Brown Jr., 31, was indicted on 20 felonies for an alleged sexual relationship with a victim under the age of 15. He was charged with second degree rape (D felony), second degree criminal sexual act (D felony), 10 counts of third degree rape (E felony) and eight counts of third degree criminal sexual act (E felony). He was also indicted for a misdemeanor, endangering the welfare of a child. The crimes allegedly took place in March and April of 2007 in the Town of Lincklaen.
• Jefferson W. Poole, 22, was indicted for first degree criminal sexual act (C felony) and endangering the welfare of a child a misdemeanor. Poole allegedly had sexual relations with a girl of less then 13 Sept. 26 in the Town South Otselic.
• Robert C. Brown was indicted on second (D felony) and third degree assault (misdemeanor) for allegedly pinning a female victim’s arm behind her back until he intentionally caused a serious bone fracture on Oct. 22, in the City of Norwich.