By Kathy Jefcoats
JONESBORO — A Conley teenager has been indicted with two others in an alleged January carjacking and armed robbery.
Patrick Keyone Scott, 17, has been unable to post bond on the felony charges and is being held in the Clayton County Jail.
Scott, Geodarius Scott and Jacorey Nelson were indicted Wednesday for armed robbery, carjacking and aggravated assault. Prosecutors said the trio used a gun to steal a cell phone and a 2007 Saturn Ion.
Patrick Scott also faces charges of possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a person under 18 and pointing a pistol at another.
Corey Eugene Rhodes was indicted Wednesday on four counts each of aggravated assault and aggravated battery, false imprisonment, terroristic threats and acts, sexual battery and battery under the Family Violence Act. Prosecutors said he attacked a woman by beating and choking her. Officials said Rhodes put a gun to her head and threatened to kill her.
Rhodes is also accused of hitting her with a vase and a chair, ripping out her hair and punching and kicking her.
Ricky R. Freeman was indicted for being a party to the crime of aggravated assault Jan. 24. Police said he put his hands around the neck of the alleged victim with the intent to rob. Freeman and an unknown subject stole the alleged victim's purse, cell, keys and Mercedes, said police.
The alleged victim was punched in the nose and pushed to the ground, said police.
According to the indictment, Freeman and the second suspect then led police on a chase. Freeman has been charged with attempting to elude capture and reckless driving.
Fenoey Arrion Simmons, 34, was indicted for identity fraud and forgery in the first degree. Prosecutors allege Simmons fraudulently used vouchers issued through the Women, Infants and Children program, known as WIC. Officials said Simmons got more than $500 in public assistance to which he was not entitled.
Georgia Department of Corrections records show Simmons spent time at a state boot camp for a 2001 conviction of marijuana possession.
Stacey Ryan Gaither was indicted for possessing tools used in the commission of crimes and loitering. Police said he was arrested June 5 about 5:11 a.m. on Southway Drive.
Tracy Y. Lawrence and Calvin Satchell were indicted on 46 counts of identity fraud and financial transaction card fraud involving multiple victims. Prosecutors allege the two used Greendot cards belonging to others at several retail stores.
Frances Deborah Riggi was indicted for commercial gambling and communicating gambling information at Pal Joey's and The Cue from October 2010 to December 2010.
All defendants should be considered innocent until proven guilty.