In March 19 Issue
The Russell County Grand Jury returned indictments against 10 people this week, which included charges of assault and manufacturing methamphetamine, according to circuit court records.
Aaron Whittle, 45, was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI, first offense.
Charles Graves, 35, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.
Fernando Lopez, 28, was charged with four counts of first degree wanton endangerment and fourth degree assault.
Versie Antle, 49, was charged with two counts of theft by failure to make a required disposition of property and two counts of theft by deception.
Jerry Melton, 39, was charged with custodial interference and with being a persistent felony offender, second degree.
Stacey D. Popplewell, 43, was charged with the flagrant non-support of a child and second degree being a persistent felony offender.
Ella White, 32, was charged with the flagrant non-support of a child.
Mitchell Potter, Jr., 21, was charged with fourth degree assault.
Loucio Lopez, 25, was charged with second degree assault, resisting arrest and menacing.
Eric Raney, 28, was charged with the flagrant non-support of a child.
Readers are reminded that indictment by a grand jury is an accusation and does not imply guilt. The indictment indicates the jury believed that enough evidence existed to support the charges that a trial was warranted.