Grand Jury returns nine true bills
by Emanuel County Live | July 30, 2013 5:05 pm
The July 2013 term of the Emanuel County Grand Jury convened Monday, July 29, 2013 with The Honorable Kathy S. Palmer presiding. Judge Palmer appointed Wade Bedingfield to serve as bailiff and Brian Rogers to serve as foreperson. The grand jurors elected John Proctor as assistant foreperson and Teresa Moore as clerk.
The District Attorney’s Office presented nine bills of indictment to the Grand Jury, with the Grand Jury returning true bills for all nine cases.
The Emanuel County jail must be inspected annually by the Grand Jury, as required by law. A committee consisting of Ashley Pollett, John Proctor, Elena Clark, Mary Hall, and Willie Sutton was selected and will submit its findings to the Grand Jury as a whole at its next meeting.
There being no further business, the Grand Jury recessed, subject to recall, July 29, 2013.
True bills are as follows:
Troy Kawame Randall on one count burglary.
William Frederick Barbee on one count hindering apprehension of a criminal.
Christina Marie Lawrence McLemore on one count burglary in the first degree.
Hubert Riddles on count one, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute; and count two, seat belt violation.
Billy Neal Johnson a.k.a. Billy Howard on one count statutory rape.
Bersain Perez Morales on one count statutory rape.
Carlton Javonta Thomas on count one, aggravated assault; count two, possession of firearm during commission of a felony; and count three, use of firearm by convicted felon.
Sterlyng Cordarly Williams on count one, homicide by vehicle in the first degree; count two, homicide by vehicle in the first degree; count three, driving under the influence of alcohol; county four, reckless driving; count five, suspended registration; and count six, driving while unlicensed.
Corey Jermaine Freeman, Geremy Wesley Hall a.k.a. Jeremy Hall, Walter Lee Kelly, Jr., and Dante Jamell Lattimore on count one, armed robbery; count two, possession of firearm during commission of felony; count three, aggravated assault; count four, possession of firearm during commission of a felony; count five, aggravated assault and count six, possession of firearm during commission of felony.