FIRST ON WTRF.COM: Second Indictment Issued by Steubenville Special Grand Jury, Charges Unrelated to Rape Case
Hannah Rhinaman, mug shot from a previous arrest.
File Photo/Protestors are shown during the Steubenville rape trial.
William Rhinaman, the first person indicted in the Steubenville rape case.
Trent Mays, left, and Ma'lik Richmond are shown during the start of their trial on rape charges in juvenile court on March 13, 2013.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced on Wednesday that a second indictment was issued by the special grand jury reviewing whether additional crimes were committed regarding the Steubenville teen rape case.
Hannah M. Rhinaman, 20, of Mingo Junction, was indicted by the grand jury on the following counts: two counts of receiving stolen property, a fifth degree felony, and one count of grand theft, a fifth degree felony.
DeWine said the charges against Hannah Rhinaman are related to incidents that occurred at Steubenville City Schools.
The charges are separate and unrelated to the previous indictment issued against her father, William Rhinaman, on October 7. Dewine emphasized that the charges have nothing to do with the rape case the grand jury is investigating, and said it's not uncommon for grand juries investigating one set of allegations to come across unrelated crimes.
In a press release issued on Wednesday, the Board of Education of Steubenville City Schools acknowledged that Hannah Rhinaman worked for the school district a total of 118 hours at $7.70 per hour on a purchase services contract from August 20, 2012, to September 12, 2012. She was hired to assist the technology department set up the district's computer labs and update software.
If convicted on all counts, Hannah Rhinaman could be sentenced to up to three years in prison. She will be back in court on Friday morning.
The grand jury will reconvene on November 18.
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