WARREN COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - Eleven inmates, many of whom were affiliated with two prison gangs, have been indicted for a fight at the Warren County Correctional Facility on July 22, according to Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell.
According to an investigation from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a group of inmates who were in the dayroom area of their cell block argued over the use of telephones in the dayroom area. The incident escalated to a large scale fight involving a number of inmates, many of whom were affiliated with two prison gangs, the Arian Brotherhood and Cincinnati Wild Boys, according to Fornshell.
The following inmates were indicted: Matthew Hoker, 23; Thomas Reddy, 22; Roger Lee Cook, 25; Chip Mills, 23; Juran J. Smith, 29; Donald Morgan, 34; Javarr Wilder, 18; Glenn Joseph Chasteen, 27, Adam Fowler, 27; Bryan Puckett, 30; Conrad B. Iles, 23.
All face a maximum of 36 months of additional prison time if convicted, according to Fornshell.
The inmates have all been transferred to The Southern Ohio Correctional Facility at Lucasville as a result of their involvement in this incident.
They will be arraigned in Warren County Common Pleas Court within the next few days, Fornshell said.