Dad of suspect in killing is indicted on burglary charge

Staff report


Aubrey Toney and his father, LeeVaughn Toney, now both sit in the Mahoning County jail indicted on felony charges.

A Mahoning County grand jury this week handed up an indictment against LeeVaughn Toney, father of Aubrey Toney, who is accused of killing an elderly man and wounding the man’s wife on the city’s South Side earlier this year.

LeeVaughn Toney, 51, of Winona Drive, has been indicted on one count of burglary. Aubrey F. Toney, 29, of East Ravenwood Avenue, previously had been indicted on aggravated murder and aggravated assault charges. Aubrey Toney is facing the death penalty.

According to police, a Hilton Avenue relative of the Toneys received a call from LeeVaughn Toney asking where she was and when she would be home.

Reports say another family member went to check on the Hilton Avenue home and saw Toney, along with two other people, removing items from the house in a large, white trash bag and placing the items in a small, green car. The family member called police, and Toney was arrested later.

The following people also were indicted by the Mahoning County grand jury this week:

David Brown, 42, homeless, breaking and entering.

Andrew Ryan, aka Frank Cronan, 27, Thomas Drive, North Jackson, possession of heroin.

Daniel Sims, 28, West Marion Avenue, possession of cocaine and trafficking in cocaine.

Isaac Ford, 31, Hunter Street, possession of cocaine.

Robert Clark, 28, Cornell Avenue, possession of cocaine and trafficking in cocaine.

Deborah Roshetsky, 56, Glenwood Avenue, Boardman, two counts of aggravated arson.

Mustafa Musleh, 25, Harmon Street, failure to comply with the signal or order of a police officer.

Jolanda Croal, 26, Truesdale Avenue, felonious assault.

Oscar Rodriquez, 57, Redondo Avenue, aggravated vehicular assault.

William Burns, 23, Belle Vista Avenue, possession of heroin.

Joshua DeVault, 21, of Timberlake Drive, receiving stolen property.

Shana Starks, 26, Saunders Street, aggravated burglary, illegal possession of a weapon and carrying concealed weapons.

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