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Grand jury indicts woman in child sex case

Published 9:39am Friday, November 23, 2012

An Ironton woman was indicted by a Lawrence County grand jury on sex crimes in connection with the rape of a toddler.

The indictment, which was returned this week, charged Alice Reffitt, 21, of 1414 S. First St., with first-degree complicity to rape and second-degree pandering obscenity involving a minor.

According to the indictment, Reffitt “did with knowledge of the character of the material or performance involved, create, direct or produce an obscene performance that has a minor as one of its participants.”

Co-defendant in the case, Jeremy Curry, 22, of South Point, was arraigned last month for the rape of a 2-year-old girl at his home last month, to which Reffitt is allegedly complicit.

A mental evaluation of Curry was ordered after he pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Bond was set at $1 million cash on a $100,000 own recognizance bond.

The maximum prison sentence for a person found guilty of the first-degree rape of a child under the age of 13 is life in prison without the possibility of parole.

According to the office of Lawrence County Prosecutor J.B. Collier Jr., others indicted were:

• Craig Adkins, 47, of 396 Township Road, Proctorville, burglary.

• Michelle Curry, 31, of 2120 S. Sixth St., Ironton, three counts of theft.

• Brandi Traylor, 30, of 3706, S. Third St., theft of drugs (Valium).

• Brandon James McCorcle, 20, of 2323 S. Seventh St., Ironton, failure to register. (Editor’s note: The charge was dismissed February 2013.)

• Stanley Sharp, 45, of 2545 County Road 15, South Point, notice of residence address change.

• Carl Carpenter, 38, of 3811 County Road 31, Chesapeake, breaking and entering.

• George Layne, 31, of 2521 S. Seventh St., Ironton, domestic violence and theft.

• Aaron Pack, 24, of 1144 Mead McNeer Road, Wheelersburg, aggravated robbery, kidnapping and tampering with evidence.

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