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UPDATED: Ravenna police charge three with burglary

By DAVE O'BRIEN Staff Writer Published: April 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Three Ravenna residents have been indicted on felony burglary charges after they allegedly broke into another person's residence last week.

Tabitha L. Callesen, 19, and Nicholas Roman, 20, both of 634 S. Chestnut St., and Maxwell M. Gillespie, 27, of 821 Mechanic Ave., were arrested April 10 and charged with burglary, a second-degree felony, after they allegedly broke into a residence in the 100 block of North Prospect Street on April 10 with the intent to commit a crime, according to Ravenna police.

Portage County grand jurors handed up indictments Thursday on all three.

Arraigned Monday in Portage County Common Pleas Court, Gillespie pleaded not guilty. and was ordered held on 10 percent of $20,000 bond. Attorney Michael Noble told Judge Laurie Pittman his client drove Callesen and Roman to the site of the incident, not knowing their alleged intentions.

Roman also pleaded not guilty Monday at his arraignment in Pittman's courtroom, and was ordered held on $50,000 cash bond. 

Attorney Barbara Rogachefsky said Roman waited for police to arrive at the scene and was cooperative with them.

Callesen also pleaded not guilty Monday and was jailed on $35,000 cash bond, according to court records.


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