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A Martinsville Circuit grand jury returned 228 indictments Monday, 166 of which were sealed until served or for five days under an order by Judge G. Carter Greer.

Many of the indictments that were initially unsealed or had been served as of early Wednesday afternoon are drug-related, including distribution, possession or conspiracy to distribute.

An indictment is not an indication of guilt. It is a grand jury’s determination that enough evidence exists to have a trial.

Among the felony indictments that the grand jury returned are:

  • William Antonio Pritchett,29, of Martinsville, seven charges of sale of more than one-half ounce but not more than 5 pounds of marijuana, on or about Aug. 7, Aug. 28, Sept. 5, Oct. 1, Oct. 4, Oct. 17 and Oct. 30 in 2018.
  • Terrance Jay Holiday, 27, 935 Blankenship Road, Martinsville, three charges of sale of cocaine, on or about Aug. 14, Aug. 19 and Aug. 28 in 2018.
  • Khalil Karim Niblett, 40, 131 North Beaver Street, Martinsville, sale of hydrocodone-third or subsequent offense, on or about Nov. 6, 2018.
  • Demonte Naikem Powell, 22, 4276 Mount Olivet Road, Martinsville, three charges of sale of more than one-half ounce but not more than 5 pounds of marijuana, on or about Sept. 6 and Oct. 17 in 2018 and Jan. 16, 2019; and one charge of conspiracy to distribute more than one-half ounce but not more than 5 pounds of marijuana, on or about Jan. 16, 2019.
  • Joey David Johnson, 37, of Martinsville, four charges of sale of cocaine, on or about July 18, July 20, Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 in 2018.
  • Steven Marte Penn, 40, Martinsville, four charges of sale of cocaine, on or about May 18, May 23, June 5 and Aug. 10 in 2018.
  • Charles Savone Witcher, 25, of Martinsville, sale of more than one-half ounce but not more than 5 pounds of marijuana, on or about Sept. 12, 2018.
  • Quentin Xavier Grant, 23, 86 Mollie Circle, Martinsville, sale of cocaine, on or about Oct. 25, 2018.
  • Duvontae Lamar Keen, 29, whose address is listed in court records as Martinsville and Fieldale, two charges of selling cocaine, on or about Aug. 9 and Sept. 26 in 2018; and one charge each of possessing firearm while selling cocaine and possessing firearm after having been convicted of a felony, on or about Aug. 9, 2018.
  • Draiquonteous Joshun Finney, 29, of 912 Askin Street, Martinsville, sale of imitation cocaine, on or about June 26, 2018.
  • Jasmine Nicole Hairston, 28, 15 Booker Street, Martinsville, three charges of sale of hydrocodone, on or about Jan. 26, Jan. 29 and April 23 in 2018.
  • Lawrence L. Venable III, 47, of Martinsville, three charges of sale of cocaine-second or subsequent offense, on or about Sept. 18, Sept. 20 and Sept. 24 in 2018.
  • Candy Creasy, 29, of Eden, N.C., possession of methamphetamine, on or about Nov. 3, 2018.
  • Jacob James Davis, 36, of Danville, possession of cocaine by inmate, on or about Nov. 7, 2018.
  • Anthony Gerald Hannah, 57, 1204 Fayette Street, Martinsville, four charges of sale of cocaine-second or subsequent offense, on or about Oct. 23, Nov. 1, Nov. 6 and Nov. 12 in 2018.
  • Rodrickus Antonio Jamison.,43, of Martinsville, sale of cocaine-second or subsequent offense, on or about June 18, 2018.
  • Robert Leon Via, 31, of 3751 Old Chatham Road, Martinsville, sale of hydrocodone, on or about July 12, 2018.
  • Justin Omar James, 26, 1213 Top Street, Martinsville, sale of cocaine, on or about May 31, 2018.
  • Jermaine Dominique Finney, 31, 820 Forest Street Extension, Martinsville, two charges of sale of oxycodone, on or about June 26 and Sept. 6 in 2018; one charge each of possession with intent to sell oxycodone, possession with intent to sell oxymorphone, possession with intent to sell Alprazolam, possession of a firearm while possessing with intent to sell oxycodone, and possessing a firearm while possessing with intent to sell oxymorphone, all on or about Nov. 8, 2018.
  • Angela Michelle Woods, 48, 1130 Ridge Road, Apt. 403, Martinsville, three charges of sale of hydrocodone, on or about Dec. 29, 2017, and Jan. 8 and Jan. 16 in 2018.
  • Alisha Nicole Vaughn, 32, 640 Hobson Road, Apt. 4, Axton, possession of cocaine, on or about Feb. 28.
  • Johnnie Randall Newman, 62, of Bassett, one charge of sale of hydrocodone, on or about July 18, 2018; two charges of sale of cocaine, on or about July 18 and July 26 in 2018; and two charges of conspiracy to sell cocaine, on or about July 18 and July 26, 2018.
  • Jaelen William Stephenson, 20, 935 Blankenship Road, Martinsville, two charges of sale of n-ethylpentylone, on or about Aug. 23 and Aug. 28 in 2018.
  • Larohn Barnett , 54, of Charlotte, attempt to obtain money by false pretense, uttering forged check and forgery, all on or about May 23, 2018.
  • Cornelius Pernell Brim, 44, 1810 Spring Street, Apt. 115, Martinsville, assault and battery against a family or household member-third offense, on or about Jan. 27.
  • Lee Horace Butler III, 29, 715 Pace Street, Martinsville, convicted felon possessing or transporting ammunition for a firearm, on or about Oct. 14.
  • Shannon Leigh Clark, 42, 895 Evergreen Drive, Spencer, possession of methamphetamine, on or about June 4, 2018.
  • Roneisha Diane Coles, 21, 1226 Top Street, Martinsville, three counts of uttering counterfeit currency, on or about Jan. 26.
  • Christopher Allen Collier, 31, 111 Plaster Road, Fieldale, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, on or about March 14.
  • Frank Albert Davis, 54, 1508 Chatham Heights Road, Martinsville, possession of methamphetamine, on or about July 30, 2018.
  • Beverly Ann Griffin , 51, 2540 Stones Dairy Road, Bassett, forgery of a public record and uttering forged public record, both on or about Oct. 17.
  • Tyjohnnah Everlina Hairston-Keel, 23, 906 Palace Court, Apt. 15, Martinsville, malicious wounding.
  • Candi Hemmings-Todd, 38, 106 View Street, Martinsville, shoplifting-third offense, on or about Feb. 12.
  • Rufus Theodore Hodge Jr., 41,of 106 View Street, Martinsville, three counts of shoplifting-third offense, on or about March 23, March 24 and April 8.
  • Carl Lee Lawson, 45, 56 Rustic Ridge Road, Stuart, two charges of possession of methamphetamine, on or about May 8, 2018, and June 5, 2018.
  • Richard Lewis Lemons, 82, 2360 Virginia Avenue, No. 166, Collinsville, worthless check, on or about May 11, 2017.
  • Mark Wayne Mays, 55, of 671 Crestridge Road, Bassett, grand larceny of motor vehicle, on or about May 21.
  • Amber Dawn Moncada, 30, 600 Marigold Road, Spencer, forgery (of a check), uttering (check) and attempt to obtain money by false pretense-third offense, all on or about March 25.
  • Anthony Aron Moore, 37, 4311 Sunset Drive, Martinsville, possession of heroin, on or about Aug. 22, 2018.
  • Troy Vincent Moran, 656 Richardson Road, Collinsville, possession of methamphetamine, on or about June 19, 2018.
  • Tyrece Omar Penn (also known as Tru Skillz), 27, 85 Pike Trail, Spencer, possess gun after having been convicted of a felony, on or about March 7.
  • Vincent Maurice Penn, 42, 90 Vernon Lane, Axton, grand larceny of motor vehicle, on or about March 9.
  • Kendrick Lorenze Redd, 43, of 1225 Knollwood Drive, Martinsville, two charges of fail to perform construction, on or about Sept. 20, 2017, and Sept. 24, 2018.
  • Michael Wayne Richards (also known as Wayne Michael Richards), 44, 108 Peach Court, Bassett, three charges of obtaining money or property by false pretense-third offense, and one charge of forgery, all on or about Jan. 14.
  • Yinerva Rivera Perez, 39, 111 Park Street, Apt. 2, Martinsville, malicious wounding, on or about May 8.
  • Gisel Marie Santos, 32, 113 Park Street, Martinsville,, possession of cocaine, on or about May 3, 2018.
  • Kelly Compton Sparks (also known as Kelli Compton Sparks), 48, 1008 South Memorial Blvd., possession of cocaine and possession of methamphetamine, both on or about July 8, 2018; grand larceny and statutory burglary of a building with intent to commit larceny, both on or about Sept. 20 through Sept. 23, 2018.
  • Carlos Demontae Spencer, 28, 709 Fourth Street, Martinsville, possess cocaine with intent to manufacture, sell, give or distribute; possess or transport firearm after having been convicted of a felony; and possessing firearm while possessing cocaine, all on or about May 8.
  • Jessica Ann Triplett, 39, 520 Southland Drive, Martinsville, shoplifting-third offense, on or about Dec. 13, 2018.
  • Betty Sue Hairston, 57, 904 Palace Court, Apt. 12, Martinsville, fraudulent conversion of leased personal property, on or about Feb. 4.
  • Victor Hairston Jr., 55, 216 Pine Street, Martinsville, malicious wounding, on or about March 9.
  • Nathan Lawrence Henderson, 34, of Greensboro, statutory burglary of dwelling, on or about April 26.
  • Abdul Kahim Jamison, 39, 16 Robin Road, Martinsville, convicted felon possessing ammunition, convicted felon possessing firearm and shooting firearm from motor vehicle, all on or about May 5, 2017.
  • David Wayne Kendrick, 52, of 406 Hairston Street, Martinsville, malicious wounding, on or about Feb. 28.
  • Rashid Ha’Kim Martin, 23, of Martinsville, malicious wounding by shooting, use of firearm in the commission of a felony, and shoot a firearm within an occupied dwelling, all on or about Nov, 25, 2018.
  • Sara Danielle Preston, 32, 219 D&J Park Drive, Axton, embezzlement, on or about Dec. 15, 2018.
  • Eric Lamont Trent Jr. , 25, 1352 Rivermont Heights, Martinsville, eluding police, on or about Feb. 4.

The Martinsville Bulletin plans to report other felony indictments after they have been served or are unsealed.

Paul Collins is a reporter for the Martinsville Bulletin. Contact him at 276-638-8801, ext. 236.

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