The Franklin News-Post|
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
By KEN BRADLEY - Staff Writer
A Franklin County grand jury returned 58 indictments against 29 individuals Monday in Franklin County Circuit Court.
An indictment is not a finding of guilt. It is a determination by jurors that enough evidence exists to warrant a trial.
Indictments returned by the grand jury include the following individuals and charges:
•Marvin Odell Barker, possess a Schedule III controlled substance, May 3.
•Emma J. Carroll, as a parent, guardian or person responsible for the care of a child under the age of 18, commit a willful act or omission in the care of the child as was so gross, wanton and culpable as to show reckless disregard for human life, Aug. 31.
•Stacy Renee Carter, issue within 90 days two or more checks which have an aggregate represented value of $200 or more with the intent to defraud, knowing at the time of delivery there were insufficient funds or credit to pay said checks, July 17 and July 27.
•Samuel Cruz-Guzman, operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or other self-administered intoxicants after having been convicted on two or more occasions within the last 10 years, Aug. 6.
•Duconze Elton Edwards Jr., being a convicted sexually violent offender, fail to reregister his change of home address with the Virginia State Police and local law enforcement, June 8; and fail to reregister with the Virginia State police and local law enforcement, July 26.
•Angela Marie Finkelstein-South, with the intent to defraud and knowing at the time of making that there were insufficient funds in the account to pay, draw, utter or deliver a check having a value of less than $200, March 18.
•Charlotte Louise Fisher, with the intent to defraud, forge a check in the amount of $102, Aug. 29; and utter a forged check in the amount of $102, Aug. 29.
•Carol Kathleen Ghaus, unlawfully possess Oxycodone, Feb. 1.
•Lester Ray Hodge, having in his possession a dangerous weapon within 100 yards of any place where alcoholic beverages are being manufactured, transported or sold,June 25; possess a sawed-off shotgun, June 25; manufacture alcoholic beverages without being licensed by the state, June 25; and possess alcoholic beverages in amounts in excess of limits provide by state law in containers not bearing evidence that they have been purchased from the Board or a person licensed to sell them or other evidence that the tax due to the state has been paid, June 25.
•Michele Lynn Hodge, possess a firearm after having been convicted of a felony, June 25.
•Candi Kay Hodges, take, steal and carry away goods and chattels having a value of less than $200, May 15; and trespass upon the property of another person, May 15.
•Chasity Lynn Holt, make a material false statement on the consent form required to purchase a firearm, June 29.
•Robert Huffman, sexually abuse a child under the age of 13, July 1 to July 31.
•Chelsea Johnson, maliciously cut and wound another with the intent to maim, disfigure, disable or kill, Sept. 1.
•Paul Reiven Jordan II, take, steal and carry away goods and chattels having a value in excess of $200, April 9 to April 27.
•Autumn Kirk, take, steal and carry away goods and chattels having a value in excess of $200, Aug. 29.
•David Brock Lashus, unlawfully possess Hydrocodone, June 20; and unlawfully possess Alprazolam, June 20.
•Richard Blake Lynch, injure and destroy property having a value in excess of $1,000, Sept. 5; and trespass upon another person's property, Sept. 5.
•Robbie Lee Martin, unlawfully possess Oxycodone, June 4; and unlawfully possess a schedule IV controlled substance, June 4.
•Marshall Dwayne McMinnis II, operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or other self-administered intoxicants after having been previously convicted on two or more occasions within the last five years, Aug. 18.
•Matthew Christopher McNeil, take, steal or carry away goods and chattels having a value in excess of $200, Aug. 11.
•Garieth Mullins, take, steal and carry away goods and chattels having a value in excess of $200, July 20.
•Luke Austin Noe, unlawfully possess Oxycodone, June 10; unlawfully possess methadone, June 10; operate a motor vehicle while having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more, or while under the influence of a narcotic drug or other self-administered intoxicant or drug or a combination of drugs to a degree which impaired his ability to drive or operate a motor vehicle safely, June 10; while being under the age of 21, consume, purchase or possess an alcoholic beverage, June 10; and possess less than one-half ounce of marijuana, June 10.
•James Richard Perdue, take, steal or carry away goods or chattels having a value in excess of $200, Aug. 16.
•Ever Campos Portillo, three counts of failing to collect or truthfully account for and pay over the meals tax imposed by the Franklin County, May, June and July.
•James Eric Schuellein, two counts of assault and batter a family member or household member, April 22; and two counts of damage, deface or destroy the personal property of other persons, April 22.
•Jonathan Thomas Seale, take, steal and carry away goods and chattels having a value in excess of $200, March 1.
•Charles Edward Spears three counts of unlawfully distribute Oxycodone, June 19; operate an uninsured motor vehicle, July 7; while being the operator of a motor vehicle involved in an accident, fail to furnish proof of insurance or payment of the uninsured vehicle registration fee when required by law enforcement, July 7; make a material false statement or representation to a law enforcement office who was in the course of conducting an investigation of a crime by another, July 7; drive a motor vehicle after his driver's license or privilege to drive has been suspended or revoked after having been convicted three prior times within 120 years, July 7; and fail to yield the right-of-way to a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction, July 7.
•Ronald Leon Underwood Jr., four counts of carnally know without force a child under the age of 15, while being over the age of 18, between June 1, 2011 and July 1, 2011; and through telecommunication, expose his sexual or genital parts to any child to whom he is not legally married or proposed such child expose his sexual or genital parts to such a person, he knows or has to believe the child was less than age 15, Aug. 6.