A Knox County grand jury handed up 31 indictments Wednesday, April 10.

Arthur R. Dodge Jr., 54, of Rockport was charged with one count of gross sexual assault and one count of unlawful sexual contact. Dodge has several convictions, including a 1989 felony conviction for unlawful sexual contact. The victim is a female under age 12.

Barry Reed, 32, of Friendship, is charged with one count of gross sexual assault, one count of sexual abuse of a minor and one count of furnishing liquor to a minor. The incidents occurred in 2010 and involved a minor male victim.

Ralph G. Buck, 35, Maine State Prison, is charged with two counts of arson. On Jan. 6, Buck started, caused or maintained a fire or explosion on the property of the prison with intent to damage or destroy property.

Robert L. Sukeforth, 42, of Rockland is charged with 13 counts of burglary of a motor vehicle, one count of theft by unauthorized taking and one count of possession of burglary tools. Sukeforth's charges all stem from a Feb. 24 spree of motor vehicle burglaries.

Megan Owen, 32, of Topsham is charged with one count of class C theft by deception.

Brittany Seavey, 41, of South Thomaston is charged with one count of class B theft by deception and one count of unsworn falsification.

Margaret Robinson, 32, of Rockland is charged with two counts of theft by deception, two counts of aggravated forgery, ten counts of unsworn falsification and one count of attempted theft by deception.

Tanya Bormet, 41, of Northport is charged with one count of theft by deception and one count of unsworn falsification.

Jason L. Young, 40, of Thomaston was charged with one count of aggravated operating after habitual offender revocation, criminal operating under the influence and operating without a license.

David C. Bates, 29, of Rockland is charged with one count of acquiring drugs by deception and one count of forgery.

Tracy Clough, 49, of Bucksport is charged with one count of trafficking in prison contraband.

Danielle Defosse-Strout, 25, of Lewiston, is charged with one count of trafficking in prison contraband.

Andrew Goupil, 33, of Dresden is charged with one count of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs.

Joseph Dupaw, 33, of Dresden, is charged with one count of unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs, criminal forfeiture and violating conditions of release.

Paul Mahonen Jr., 35, of South Thomaston is charged with one count of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs.

Amanda French, 26, of Rockland is charged with unlawful possession of synthetic hallucinogenic drugs.

Felicity Hall, also known as Felicity Butler, 34, of Rockland is charged with aggravated furnishing of synthetic hallucinogenic drugs. Hall was on a school bus or within 1,000 feet of school property, a designated safe zone.

Denise Richards, 52, of Warren is charged with two counts of unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs.

Alicia Carr, 32, of Warren is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a scheduled drug.

Kenneth McIntyre, 34, of Rockland is charged with three counts of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs. McIntyre was on a school bus or within 1,000 feet of school property, a designated safe zone.

Kimberly Curtis, 43, of Rockland is charged with two counts of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs, one count of criminal forfeiture and one count of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Samuel L. Merrifield, 26, of Warren is charged with one count of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, one count of marijuana cultivation, one count of aggravated furnishing of scheduled drugs and one count of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Christopher A. Robbins, 26, of Warren is charged with one count of operating after revocation.

Jeremy Joseph Wheaton, 35, Maine State Prison, is charged with one count of trafficking in prison contraband and one count of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Richard A. Stahursky, 34, Maine State Prison, is charged with one count of trafficking in prison contraband. He did intentionally make, obtain or possess a shank.

Robert L. Sukeforth, 42, of Rockland is charged with two counts of burglary of a motor vehicle, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking, and one count of theft of lost, mislaid or mistakenly delivered property.

Travis Joel Akerson, 31, Maine State Prison, is charged with one count of assault on an officer.

Daniel S. Dodge, 50, of Hope is charged with one count of criminal operating under the influence and one count of operating after suspension.

Jason F. Cummings, 30, of  Millinocket is charged with one count of tampering with a victim, one count of violating a condition of release, one count of violating a protective order, one count of domestic violence assault, one count of obstructing report of crime or injury and one count of criminal mischief.

Russell Garner, 41, of Union, is charged with one count of violation of sex offender registration.

James E. Brensinger, 27, Maine State Prison, is charged with one count of assault and one count of unlawful sexual contact.

Courier Publications reporter Juliette Laaka can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 118 or via email at jlaaka@courierpublicationsllc.com.