College Park man indicted in teen’s death

A College Park man, accused in the July 2010 shooting death of a teenager, was among those indicted Wednesday by a Clayton County grand jury.

Tyrone Terek Patterson, 31, has been held without bond in the Clayton County Jail since his August 2010 arrest on the charges. Patterson faces a 12-count indictment in the shooting death of Darnell Fields, 17.

He was also indicted on aggravated assault and firearms charges in the same case.

Another man, whose alleged victim videotaped the sexual assaults was also indicted. Roosevelt Hozay Riley, 46, of Jonesboro, faces 23 counts of child molestation, rape, incest, aggravated sodomy, aggravated sexual battery and enticing a child for indecent purposes. He is being held on the charges in the Clayton County Jail.

The alleged victim, 20, told police Riley had molested her since she was 5. Her sister also came forward with a similar story of alleged assaults, the warrants say. They are related to Riley through marriage.

The alleged victim told police she set up a video camera in her bedroom to capture the assaults, which included sodomy and fondling without her consent, police said.

The sisters and their mother told police they fear retaliation from Riley, if he is released. They also told police he was planning to flee to Florida the day he was arrested. The women cannot be identified because they are alleged victims of sexual assault.

In other indictments:

Franco Deangelo Gates was indicted for cruelty to children in the first degree and battery under the Family Violence Act. Police said he choked his stepson, beat him with a belt, and threw him against the wall. The child's mother, Regina Ladawn Taylor, was indicted for cruelty to children in the second degree for failing to protect her son.

Brandon Marcus Ramos was indicted for statutory rape and interference with custody in an Aug. 18, allegation.

Nadailis Tebron Tyson Merriweather was indicted for child molestation, rape, kidnapping, false imprisonment, battery and cruelty to children in an Oct. 5 alleged attack.

Andre High was indicted for enticing a child for indecent purposes, child molestation, rape and statutory rape in an Aug. 1 alleged incident.

Ricardo Antonio Gayle was indicted for false voter registration. Police said he registered to vote in June 2000, despite not being a U.S. citizen. According to the court documents, the alleged crime was not discovered until Feb. 18, 2010.