NORWICH – The Chenango County grand jury handed up a number of criminal indictments on Wednesday. At a grand jury proceeding, the Chenango County District Attorney’s Office presents evidence against those they wish to prosecute. It is up to the jury to decide if there is enough reasonable cause to charge a person with a felony offense.
Those indicted by the grand jury are arraigned before the county or Supreme Court judge at a later date.
The grand jury indicted seven individuals:
• Sherry L. Taranto, 49, Norwich, was indicted on charges of second degree assault, a class D felony; second degree reckless endangerment, a class A misdemeanor; and third degree assault, a class A misdemeanor.
It’s alleged that Taranto, on or about Aug. 23, 2013 in the City of Norwich, did “with intent to cause physical injury to another person” by means of a “deadly weapon or dangerous instrument” cut an individual on the wrist with a paring knife, according to her indictment.
• Derreck A. Vosburgh, 32, Norwich, was indicted on one count of failure to register as a sex offender, a class E felony.
According to his indictment, it’s alleged that Vosburgh, on or about July 24, did move from a registered address at 5688 state Highway 12 in the Town of Norwich to 2 American Ave., also in Norwich, without notifying the proper authorities.
• Adam E. Stone, 30, Sherburne, was indicted on three counts of second degree forgery, a class D felony; three counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a class D felony; and petit larceny a class A misdemeanor.
It’s alleged that Stone, on several occasions and at numerous locations, did with intent to defraud, deceive or injure another person, falsely made completed or altered a written instrument, according to his indictment. Stone is accused of forging another person’s signature on several checks for approximately $300 in cash he was not entitled to. It is also alleged that Stone, in June of 2013, stole a pressure washer, Sears air compressor, antique potato masher, antique library desk and antique desk from a Town of Sherburne residence.