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Grand Jury Returns 45 Indictments May 11

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A Hopkins County Grand Jury Monday returned 45 indictments.

Joe Gilbert Valdez was indicted for continuous sexual assault of a young child. The victim was a six year old girl.


Two men were indicted for on-line solicitation of a minor: Bart Co Hoppenreys and Joshua Cain Strickland. Strickland was also indicted for possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine.


A man and a woman were indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. R.V. Jones Junior is accused of cutting a man’s face and head with a sharp object. Cina Kay Elliott is alleged to have shot her son with a firearm.


Sherrie Lee Cooksey was indicted for burglary of a habitation.


A woman and a man were indicted for assault on a public servant. Carolyn Brooke Houston is accused of kicking a Hopkins County EMS paramedic. Chad Alando Collins was indicted for kicking a Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy.


There were two indictments for failure to register as a sex offender. Named were Herbert Lee Willis and Troy Michael Ivory.


Two women were indicted in unrelated incidents for having a prohibitive substance in a correctional facility. Indicted were Patricia Ann Clark McLeroy and Chaney Nicole Doyle.

In both cases, methamphetamine was discovered in the Hopkins County Jail.


There were two indictments for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver or manufacture. They named Julio Alfonso Rios and Wesley Aaron Lawrence.


There were two indictments for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. Named were Patricia Nicole Woodham and Joseph Thomas Tucker.

Michael Bryan Smith was indicted for possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone with intent to deliver.


There were six indictments for possession of a controlled substance. Indicted were Mark Alan Shipman, Breena Leann Rhodes Nichols, Lacey Leann Henson, Juan Raul Flores-Hernandez, Kierrah Demond Ellis and Ronald Ray Gardner.


Three people were indicted for engaging in organized criminal activity involving the theft of a washer and dryer. Named were Ashley Michelle McMillan, Tony Jay Harrington and Steven Joe Garrett Jr.


Three people were indicted on two counts of delivery of a controlled substance. Named were Jasmyn Starr Williams, Glory Lynn Oetting and Jonathon Heath Meadows.

Tranameth Delon Ford was indicted for assault family violence impeding breath.

David Earl Spillman was indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

Three men were indicted for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence: Edward Earl Simmons, Bryce Clay Gorton and George Robert Foster Jr.

Thomas Joseph Lynch was indicted for evading arrest with a vehicle and criminal mischief over $1500. He is accused of fleeing from a lawman and running into his patrol car.


John Thomas Gideon Ketchum was indicted for evading arrest with a vehicle and also unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


There were two other indictments for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Named were Joshua Lee Wrenn and Charles Ray Miles Jr.


Derek Lane Carrell was indicted for credit card or debit card abuse. The victim was a woman over 65.

Author: Staff Reporter

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