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July 5, 2013

Grand jury returns indictments, no bills

The Whitfield County grand jury met June 27 and returned the following indictments:

• Eric Labronze Abbott, 43, 1902 Lawson Ave., No. 2, Dalton, for sale of meth and, in a separate case, possession of hydrocodone. (Christine Michelle Rodriguez is a codefendant.)

• Jesse Thomas Baker, 21, no address available, for first degree burglary, criminal trespass and theft by taking.

• Mark Lee Baker, 43, 789 Sam Love Road, Rocky Face, for two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and pandering.

• Ricky Allen Barnes, 51, 561 W. Nance Springs Road, Dalton, for five counts of obstruction of a probation supervisor, attempted removal of a weapon from a probation officer and terroristic threats.

• Jesse Raymond Bates III, 28, 505 W. Walnut Ave., Dalton, for burglary, criminal attempt to commit burglary and theft by taking. In a separate case, for entering an automobile.

• Kathie Elaine Brown, 56, 1814 Lawson Drive, Dalton, for possession of meth and, in a separate case, distribution of meth. (Lisa Michelle Smith is a codefendant.)

• Jason Matthew Cantrell, 39, 521 Bud Holland Road, Dalton, for possession of meth and possession of marijuana.

• Christopher Lee Coleman, 37, 7749 Harper Road, Hixson, Tenn., for criminal attempt to traffic by manufacturing meth, possession of substances with intent to manufacture meth, possession of ephedrine with intent to manufacture meth, possession of altered ephedrine and obstruction of a law enforcement officer. (James Wayne Mears is a codefendant.)

• Marty Clinton Crawford, 49, 1379 Davenport Road, Dalton, for trafficking in meth. (Michael Paul Finnegan is a codefendant.)

• Brandon Earl Davis, 27, 234 Mountain View Drive, Dalton, for two counts of family violence aggravated assault, family violence battery, two counts of family violence simple assault, third degree cruelty to children and giving a false statement.

• Ramiro Deleon, 31, 105 West Park St., Dalton, for first degree forgery, identity fraud, giving a false name and possession of a false identification document.

• Carrie Lynn Denton, 31, 204 Jordan St., Tunnel Hill, for possession of meth, fleeing to elude a police officer, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, reckless driving, speeding and driving while unlicensed. (Michael Leron Muse is a codefendant.)

• Natasha Marie Dunn, 26, 2002 E. 33rd St., Chattanooga, for first degree burglary, two counts of second degree burglary, theft by taking and financial transaction card theft. (Damon Scott Guffey Jr. is a codefendant.)

• Michael Paul Finnegan, 33, 4340 Ga. Highway 41 N., Resaca, for trafficking in meth. (Marty Clinton Crawford is a codefendant.)

• James Wesley Forester Jr., 22, 1030 Willowdale Road, No. 10, Dalton, for family violence battery and interference with government property.

• Alfred Allen Francis (aka Chucky), 44, no address available, for obstruction of a law enforcement officer and giving a false name.

• Chelsea Regina Garner, 18, 903 Avenue E, No. 13, Dalton, for family violence aggravated assault.

• Marilyn Ann Garza, 49, 911 Market St., No. 259, Dalton, for family violence aggravated battery and giving a false statement.

• Damon Scott Guffey Jr., 21, 3324 Lookout Lake Road, Chattanooga, for first degree burglary, two counts of second degree burglary, theft by taking and financial transaction card theft. (Natasha Marie Dunn is a codefendant.)

• Richard Codey Haddock, 20, 695 Booger Branch Road, Crandall, for trafficking in meth and violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.

• Yvonne Consuelo Hernandez, 23, 300 S. Grade Drive, Dalton, for possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a first offender probationer. (Leobardo Castaneda Saldana is a codefendant.)

• Angelo Craig Iagulli, 22, 1420 C St., Lakeworth, Fla., for criminal attempt to distribute a schedule 1 controlled substance. (Michael Davis Velez is a codefendant.)

• James Robert Keown, 35, 6016 Graston Ave., East Ridge, Tenn., for violation of oath by a public officer, false statement and theft by taking.

• Terry Wayne Knight Jr., 35, 4446 E. Nance Springs Road, Dalton, for possession of meth, possession and use of drug-related objects and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

• Montrei Quintrell Love, 23, 424 Benton St., Dalton, for sale of marijuana and driving while unlicensed.

• Stanley Geovannay Martinez, 18, 793 Bermuda St., D3, Dalton, for four counts of entering an automobile and burglary.

• James Wayne Mears, 34, 350 Tate Lane, Spring City, Tenn., for criminal attempt to traffic by manufacturing meth, possession of substances with intent to manufacture meth, possession of ephedrine with intent to manufacture meth, possession of altered ephedrine, fleeing to elude a law enforcement officer, obstruction of a law enforcement officer and theft by bringing stolen property into the state. (Christopher Lee Coleman is a codefendant.)

• Jernado Mitchell, 36, 922 Redwine St., No. 1, Dalton, for kidnapping, first degree burglary, aggravated assault, battery and two counts of obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

• Michael Leron Muse, 51, 311 Shields Road, Tunnel Hill, for possession of meth and obstruction of a law enforcement officer. (Carrie Lynn Denton is a codefendant.)

• Pamela Sonya Neal, 54, 2088 Bowers Road, Dalton, for trafficking in meth, possession of meth and possession and use of drug-related objects.

• Michael James Pangle, 36, 4912 Old Tunnel Hill Road, Cohutta, for two counts family violence aggravated assault, two counts of family violence battery, family violence simple assault and third degree cruelty to children.

• Benjamin Patton Renz, 26, 1916 W. Brookhaven Circle, Dalton, for two counts of tampering with evidence, two counts of giving a false statement, two counts of possession of marijuana, possession of Roxicodone, possession of Clonazepam, possession of Alprozolam, possession of Desyrel and possession and use of a drug-related object. (Natasha Kaye Walker is a codefendant.)

• Tiffany Marie Roberts, 23, 1621 Oak St., Chattanooga, for attempted trafficking in cocaine and illegal use of a communication facility in the commission of a felony under the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.

• Christine Michelle Rodriguez, 40, 2597 Chattanooga Road, No. 6, Rocky Face, for possession of hydrocodone, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and possession of a drug-related object. (Eric Labronze Abbott is a codefendant.)

• Leobardo Castaneda Saldana, 30, no address available, for possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, giving a false name and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. (Yvonne Consuelo Hernandez is a codefendant.)

• Fern Nicole Sanchez-Resendiz, 30, 3088 Kenwood Drive, Dalton, for sale of meth, possession of meth, possession of a drug-related object and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

• Kennedy Rodewrick Shaffer, 31, 1306 Underwood Lodge, 210, Dalton, for bail jumping.

• Marcos Francisco Silva-Perez, 18, 738 Reed Pond Road, Dalton, for use of a phone to violate the Georgia Controlled Substances Act, criminal attempt to sell meth, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, criminal attempt to commit theft by taking and underage possession of alcohol.

• David Slade Smith, 28, 711 Lance St., No. 2, Dalton, for first degree cruelty to children.

• Lisa Michelle Smith, 41, 1603 Beechland Place, No. 1, Dalton, for distribution of meth. (Kathie Elaine Brown is a codefendant.)

• Jose Rodolfo Solis-Garza, 32, 180 Bear Den Court, Dalton, for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, first degree forgery and giving a false name.

• Cody Allan Stern, 22, 521 Bethel Church Road, Dalton, for entering an automobile, obstruction of a law enforcement officer and loitering and prowling.

• Michael Davis Velez, 22, 4428 State Drive, West Palm Beach, Fla., for criminal attempt to distribute a schedule 1 controlled substance and a window tint violation. (Angelo Craig Iagulli is a codefendant.)

• Natasha Kaye Walker 24, 713 Happy St., Dalton, for possession of Roxicodone, possession of Desyrel, two counts of possession of marijuana and giving a false statement. (Benjamin Patton Renz is a codefendant.)

• Heather Renee Ward, 36, 4306 Ga. Highway 41 N., Resaca, for giving a false statement.

• Khalyse Channique Wilkerson, 24, 222 Chance Drive, Calhoun, for three counts of obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

• James Dempsey Zink, 50, 1709 Westside Circle, Rocky Face, for possession of meth, crossing the guard line with drugs and possession and use of drug-related objects.

The grand jury chose not to indict the following individuals:

• Miguel Angel Caraballo of Dalton, indictment was sought for statutory rape.

• Jose Fabian Hernandez of Dalton, indictment was sought for statutory rape.

• Manuel DeJesus Hurtado of Dalton, indictment was sought for aggravated assault and criminal attempt to commit armed robbery.

• Juan Mendiola of Dalton, indictment was sought for statutory rape.

On July 1, a different grand jury met and indicted Javier Aldaba-Gonzalez, 23, 164 Quebec Road, Dalton, for terroristic threats, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.

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