In May 22-28 issue By Greg Wells Times Journal Managing Editor
The Russell County Grand Jury returned numerous indictments at the end of last week.
Among them were three sealed indictments. One of those was served this week and Michael L Wright was arrested for one count each of second degree burglary and theft of property valued over $300, both felonies.
He was also charged with the more serious felony, first degree burglary as well as theft of a firearm, also a felony.
Two other indictments remain under seal as of publication time this week. The following other indictments were returned.
• Bradley Shane Cooper, 34, was indicted on a charge of flagrant non-support for allegedly failing to pay $7,255 in child support, a class D felony.
• Adam D. Mann, 23, was indicted on charges of burglary, theft of property valued over $300 as well as for allegedly being a persistent felony offender.
• Jeremy L. Owens, 24, was indicted for felony rape for allegedly engaging in sex with a girl who was less than 16-years-old.
• Brittany J. Foley, 19, was indicted on a charge of criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly passing a forged check for $39.06 at a local convenience store.
• Yevonda Kaye Polson, 24, was indicted on charges of identity theft, for allegedly using her sister's identification in an attempt to mislead police.
Polson is also charged with being a persistent felony offender.
• Tiffany Murray, 21, was indicted on charges of mail theft, and two counts of possession of a forged instrument.
• Craig Allen Irvin and Kimberly Fortenbetty were indicted together on a charge of receiving stolen property. Irvin is also charged with retaliating against a participant in the legal process.
• Julie A. Rikard, 28, and Aldon McQueary, 38 were indicted together of charges of felony theft, 3 felony counts of possession of a forged instrument, and 3 misdemeanor charges for possession of a forged instrument.
• Alexander Hill, 28; Patrick Rowe, 21 and Timothy Lee Brown, 18 were all indicted together on several charges.
Hill, Row and Brown together were charged with three counts of felony receiving stolen property;
Hill and Brown were charged with three more felony counts of receiving stolen property.
Hill was charged individually with tampering with evidence, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of an open container of alcohol, possession of marijuana and wanton endangerment.
Hill and Brown were also charged with felony theft and misdemeanor theft.
Rowe was charged individually with two counts of felony possession of a handgun, as well as the charge of being a persistent felony offender.
• Larry K. Warriner, 23; Kevin L. Troxtle, 24 and Ryan L. Richards were charged together with three counts of misdemeanor theft and three counts of misdemeanor criminal mischief.
• Warriner and Richards were charged with another count of misdemeanor theft.
• Troxtel was individually indicted on three counts of receiving stolen property and tampering with evidence.
An indictment by the grand jury is not proof of guilt. It is the judgment by a jury that enough evidence exists in a case to warrant a trial on the accusations.
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