By John L. Ross, Staff Writer
Nineteen indictments were handed down by the Knox County grand jury Thursday.
An indictment is a formal charge by a grand jury and is not a conviction or an admission of guilt.
—Jeffrey Brown, 40, and Marsha Vaughn, 33, both of Knox County, both indicted on first offense manufacturing methamphetamines and first-degree trafficking a controlled substance, first offense. During a traffic stop officers discovered two active meth labs, six ounces of meth, and items to manufacture meth. Vaughn was indicted with her second offense driving under the influence. Their bond was set at $10,000.
—Danny Moses, 22, of Gray, and Brittany Riley, 25, were indicted for first offense manufacturing meth and possession of drug paraphernalia. Moses was indicted with second-degree persistent felony offender.
—Jonathan Gambrel, 19, second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking less than $500. The grand jury had a pretrial diversion and had a surety bond of $2,500 with monitored conditional release.
—Marty Stewart, 34, of Lily, was indicted for receiving stolen property of $10,000 or greater, and first-degree persistent felony offender. He received a $25,000 cash bond.
—Jennifer Creech, 33, was indicted for obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and first-degree persistent felony offender. No bond was offered.
—Junior Sizemore, 54, was indicted for five counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance. His bond remains at $2,500.
—Shayne Michael Carl, 22, indicted for second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking of property $10,000 or greater.
—Patricia Smith, 49, and Adrian Smith, 40, were both indicted separately for program assistance fraud.
—Bridgett Gray, 29, of Williamsburg, was indicted for two counts of third-degree assault, alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct, terroristic threatening, resisting arrest and two counts of third-degree criminal mischief. She has a $10,000 cash bond.
—Terry Honeycutt, 41, indicted for theft by unlawful taking property worth $10,000 or greater and first-degree criminal mischief, has a fully-secured bond of $10,000.
—Danny Bunch, 26, and Anthony Martin, 24, were both indicted for tampering with physical evidence. Bunch was indicted for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Martin was indicted for first-degree withholding evidence. Both Bunch and Martin are under a $5,000 fully-secured bond.
—George McAdams, 24, and Krystal Shields, 21, both received indictments for second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking property worth more than $500 but less than $10,000.
—Melissa Rhodes, 24, indicted for first-degree bail jumping.
—Gloria Pierce, 40, indicted for first-degree bail jumping.
By John L. Ross, Staff Writer
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