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Owen grand jury hands down four indictments

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By Molly Haines

The Owen County grand jury handed down four indictments April 8.
• Autumn L. Darrell, 21, on the charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to the indictment on the charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, she knowingly and unlawfully possessed a controlled substance, namely heroin, a schedule I narcotic drug; on the charge of tampering with physical evidence, she destroyed, mutilated, concealed, removed or altered physical evidence which she believed was about to be produced or used in the official proceeding with intent to impair its verity or availability; on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, she possessed drug paraphernalia.
If convicted on the charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, she is punishable by imprisonment for up to three years in the penitentiary and a fine of up to $10,000; on the charge of tampering with physical evidence, she is punishable by imprisonment for up to five years in the penitentiary and a fine of up to $10,000; on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, she is punishable by imprisonment for up to 12 months in the county jail and/or a fine of up to $500.
Pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, continued.
• Kirk N. Wilson, 25, on the charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
According to the indictment on the charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, he knowingly and unlawfully possessed a controlled substance, namely heroin, a schedule I narcotic drug; on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, he possessed drug paraphernalia.
If convicted on the charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, If convicted on the charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, he is punishable by imprisonment for up to three years in the penitentiary and a fine of up to $10,000; on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, he is punishable by imprisonment for up to 12 months in the county jail and/or a fine of up to $500.
Continued to April 22.
• James Clinton House, 36, on the charge of flagrant non-support.
According to the indictment he persistently failed to provide support which he can reasonably provide and which he knows he has a duty to provide by virtue of a court order for his children, and said failure has resulted in an arrearage in excess of $1,000.
If convicted he is punishable by imprisonment for up to five years in the penitentiary and a fine of up to $10,000.
Pleaded not guilty, continued to April 22.
• Lawrence B. Colston, 26, on the charge flagrant non-support.
According to the indictment he persistently failed to provide support which he can reasonably provide and which he knows he has a duty to provide by virtue of a court order for his children, and said failure has resulted in an arrearage in excess of $1,000.
If convicted he is punishable by imprisonment for up to five years in the penitentiary and a fine of up to $10,000.
Bench warrant set for $7,500.