Birmingham Criminal Defense News: Franklin County, AL, Grand Jury Indictments

Posted by Steve Eversole | Dec 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Being an experienced Birmingham criminal defense attorney, I have the knowledge and skills to represent Alabama residents and other persons accused of committing crimes by the law enforcement agencies of this state. These criminal acts can include theft, larceny, assault, drug possession, criminal sexual behavior,murder and other crimes. As an Alabama criminal lawyer, I do believe that an individual is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. That's something nobody can take away because it's a Constitutional protection granted to everyone in the United States.

Recently, a Franklin County grand jury handed down a number of indictments for a variety of crimes. Many of these individuals will claim that they were unjustly accused. A trial will be held to determine the guilt or innocence of each person. Here is a selection of those indictments:

  • Aaron Andrew Adams, 22, Vina — third-degree robbery
  • Sarah Marie Beasley, 25, Haleyville — possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia
  • Andrew Eric Bryant, 19, Haleyville — seven counts of fraudulent use of a credit card
  • Harold Clayton Bryant, 44, Russellville — possession of drug paraphernalia and attempting to manufacture a controlled substance
  • Richard Henry Fisher, 25, Red Bay — second-degree attempting to manufacture a controlled substance, contributing to truancy and third-degree theft of property
  • Tyler Blake Garrison, 18, Russellville — four counts of third-degree burglary, three counts of second-degree theft of property and one count of attempted theft of property
  • Guillermo Castro Gutierrez, 19, Russellville — second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, first-degree identity theft and second-degree forgery
  • Jason Anthony Hacker, 25, Vina — third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, unlawful breaking and entering a motor vehicle and five counts of third-degree theft of property
  • Donnell Lee Harris, 44, Sheffield — third-degree burglary and second-degree theft of property
  • Ryan Bonds Hester, 29, Phil Campbell — possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of domestic violence third-degree assault
  • Rafe Hollander, 23, Russellville — violation of the community notification act as a sex offender
  • Dana L. Johnson, 35, Haleyville — possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Anthony Wayne Lane, 28, Russellville — second-degree receiving stolen property, third-degree assault, third-degree burglary and third-degree theft of property
  • Hector Ortiz, 25, Fayette — second-degree forgery, leaving the scene of an accident, public intoxication, resisting arrest and obstructing justice by giving false identification
  • Carey Renea Peters, 32, Vina — second-degree theft of property, violation of protective services, attempting to possess a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Joseph Thomas Postell, 20, Harvest — second-degree escape
  • Cody James Simpson, 20, Florence — first-degree theft of property and third-degree burglary
  • Erskin L. Spearman, 33, Jasper — public intoxication, second-degree possession of marijuana, carrying a pistol without a permit and certain persons prohibited from carrying a firearm
  • Robert Duncan Strickland, 19, Red Bay — possession of drug paraphernalia and contributing to truancy
  • Tilena Ann Watson, 36, Red Bay — second-degree manufacturing of a controlled substance
  • Roger Lee West, 28, Mount Hope — second-degree forgery
  • David Leeander Whitman, 30, Phil Campbell — first-degree theft of property

Franklin County grand jury, TimesDaily.com, November 26, 2009

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