In Aug. 27 Issue
The Russell County Grand Jury handed down felony indictments against four men during their August 25 meeting.
Joy R Vandergrift, 39, was indicted on two charges of first-degree felony assault, two counts of felonious wanton endangerment, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and being a persistent felony offender.
Jonas Snow, 28, was charged with theft by deception, for allegedly passing two bad checks at a local retail establishment, as well as a charge of being a persistent felony offender.
Andrew Travis Hosack, 21, was indicted for felonious bail jumping. For allegedly not returning to face drug charges while out on bond.
Everett Hobbs, 45, was also indicted on a felony charge of bail jumping for not appearing in court on drug charges after being released on bail. Hobbs was also indicted on a charge of being a persistent felony offender.
An indictment is not proof of guilt, only the judgment by citizens that enough evidence exists in a case to warrant a trial.