Lyon County Grand Jury convened earlier this month and returned indictments on numerous individuals. The purpose of a grand jury is not to judge guilt or innocence, but to determine if enough evidence has been presented to continue felony prosecution in circuit court.

June indictments

  • Beri Sheely: possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; first-degree, possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine); illegal possession of a legend drug; complicity.
  • Ronart Wedding: possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; first-degree, possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine); illegal possession of a legend drug; complicity; no/expired registration plates; no/expired registration receipt; failure of owner of maintain required insurance, first offense; operating a vehicle with an expired license.
  • Timothy Wise: First-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
  • Amanda Kennedy: Two counts of first-degree burglary by complicity.
  • Marcus Kennedy: Two counts of first-degree burglary by complicity.
  • Taylor R. Glass: Fraudulent use of a credit card less than $10,000 but greater than $500; first-degree possession of controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; 13 counts of theft of identity; possession of marijuana; two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card less than $500.
  • Kyle B. Roberts: Trafficking in marijuana, 1st offense; possession of drug paraphernalia; careless driving.
  • Melvin C. Brewer: One headlight; obstructed view/windshield; operating on a suspended/revoked operators license; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, subsequent offense; no/expired registration plates; no/expired registration receipt; first-degree possession of a control substance (methamphetamine); third-degree possession of a controlled substance (Alprazolam); possession of drug paraphernalia; second-degree DUI with aggravating circumstances.
  • Melvin Alexander Negovan: Improper turning; failure to wear seat belts; leaving the scene of accident; DUI, first offense; possession of drug paraphernalia; first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine); failure to produce an insurance card; tampering with physical evidence.
  • Austin G. Oliver: Receiving stolen property less than $500; theft of identity; second-degree criminal trespass; possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of marijuana; second-degree persistent felony offender
  • David L. Howe: Third-degree assault; first-degree persistent felony offender
  • Charles Washington: First-degree promoting contraband; second-degree persistent felony offender.
  • Lucas Moore: First-degree promoting contraband; first-degree persistent felony offender.
  • Kevin L. Chinn: Third-degree assault; second-degree persistent felony offender.
  • Dustin Aliff: First-degree promoting contraband; first-degree persistent felony offender.
  • Casey N. Jones: Wanton abuse/neglect of an adult.
  • William Lee Renz: First-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams of methamphetamine, first offense); tampering with physical evidence; possession of drug paraphernalia; first-degree fleeing or evading police; first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine); possession of drug paraphernalia; first-degree persistent felony offender.
  • Jamie L. Teeters: Second-degree assault; first-degree persistent felony offender.
  • Paula Hunter: Three counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than 2 grams of methamphetamine, first offense); first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams of methamphetamine, first offense); possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Benjamin Trafford: First-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams of methamphetamine, first offense, firearm enhanced); third-degree possession of a controlled substance (Alprazolam); possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Kenneth P. Fornof: Third-degree burglary by complicity.
  • William P. Sells: Third-degree burglary by complicity.