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MANSFIELD -- The Richland County Prosecutor's Office shared information about two men who were indicted by a grand jury in May.

Larry Davis, 46, of Shelby, was charged with first-degree felony rape, first-degree felony kidnapping, third-degree felony sexual battery, and third-degree felony abduction. If convicted on all counts, the maximum sentence is 22 years in prison.

The charges stem from a Jan. 5 incident during a gathering at an Auburn Avenue address in Shelby. According to Chief Criminal Attorney Brandon Pigg, Davis allegedly was in the basement with a 19-year-old female. 

"He locked the door and assaulted her sexually," Pigg said.

Pigg also discussed a case against Joshua Ogle, a former Mansfield Correctional Institution corrections officer.

Ogle has been indicted on six counts of tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony and theft in office a fourth-degree felony.

Ogle, a Mansfield resident, is charged in connection with incidents spanning from Dec. 17 2017 to July 21, 2018. Prosecutors allege he would miss work for justifiable reasons and go back into the computer system and change records to show he had worked and should be paid for that time.

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"Missing work for sick time, or calling off work," Pigg said. "The allegation is he would use vacation time or something like that, and then he would show up and indicate in the software he had worked and received payments."

Pigg said the theft of between $1,000 and $7,500 is for the sum of each time he changed the record, signed the document and was paid.

According to Scott Basquin, ManCI’s warden's assistant, Ogle resigned from his post on Aug. 23, 2018.

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Noah Jones is host to The Open Mic Podcast -- available on Apple Podcasts! He is the crime, education and music reporter for Richland Source. He is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and a giant Cardinals fan.