The Clinton County Grand Jury convened in regular session last Monday, August 19 and handed down the following indictments in open Clinton Circuit Court:
* Christopher S. York, the alleged offenses of theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $500 (two counts) when on or about July 25, he took or exercised control over jewelry belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy G. Guffey and Ann York; burglary-second degree, when he remained unlawfully in the residence of Jimmy G. Guffey; public intoxication (misdemeanor); receiving stolen property by retaining or disposing of an ax and miscellaneous toys belonging to Guffey; criminal trespass (misdemeanor); and criminal mischief-third degree (misdemeanor).
* Timmy D. Neal, when on or about March 12, the alleged offenses of criminal mischief-first degree, when he intentionally defaced, destroyed or damaged a building or property belonging to Jeff Hunley; persistent felony offender-second degree, when he committed the offense of theft by unlawful taking or disposition after having been stood convicted of a prior felony within the last five years; theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $500 when he took or exercised control over several radiators belonging to Jeff Hunley; and persistent felony offender-second degree (three counts) when on or about March 25, he committed the offenses of criminal mischief-first degree, arson-third degree and burglary-third degree, after having stood guilty of a prior felony within the past five years.
* Marshall Speer, the alleged offense of persistent felony offender-second degree, when on or about April 25, he committed the offense of burglary-second degree after having been stood guilty of a prior felony offense within the past five years.
* Michael L. Tweedy, the alleged offense of burglary-second degree, when on or about March 19, he remained unlawfully in the residence of Donald Bowlin.
* Joseph P. Coop, the alleged offense of receiving stolen property, when on or about June 24, he retained or disposed of a 1992 GMC truck belonging to Tommy and Lisa Corbin.
(Editor’s Note: An indictment is a statement of probable cause to believe an offense has been committed and further court proceedings are warranted. Those individuals named within an indictment are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.)