Grand jurors handed down more than 40 indictments on June 5, according to records in the Patrick County Court Clerk’s Office.
An indictment is not an indication of guilt, but a grand jury’s determination that enough evidence exists to warrant a trial.
Those named in the indictments are:
*Lonnie Lee Howell, 48, of Stuart, one count each strangulation and abduction, Oct. 30.
*Raymond Chiron Jax, III, 47, of Floyd, two counts grand larceny, Nov. 8.
*Mathew Lamar Neace, 30, of Patrick Springs, one count each possess firearm by convicted violent felon, strangulation, and abduction, Dec. 3.
*Melissa Prater Rumley, 39, of Stanleytown, three counts obtain money by false pretense, May 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023.
*Johnathan Eugene King, 33, of Spencer, elude, Aug. 17.
*Kasey Shane Blakely, 33, of Stuart, elude, Nov. 18.
*Jerry Lyndon Blakely, 36, of Eastbend, N.C., possess firearm by convicted felon, Nov. 20.
*Frank McKinney Washington, 40, of Lowgap, N.C., construction fraud, Nov. 5, 2021.
*Johnathan Christopher Woodie, 32, of Pulaski, grand larceny, Oct. 5.
*April Dawn Bowman, 45, of Stuart, break and enter, March 2, 2022.
*Jordan Anthony Capps, 22, of Spencer, destruction of property, Jan. 17.
*Zachary James Denny, 27, of Bassett, grand larceny of a motor vehicle, Aug. 2.
*Shannon Dawn Lane, 40, of Patrick Springs, one count each grand larceny and burglary, Sept. 17, 2021.
*Jammie Matthew Craddock, 40, of Stuart, strangulation, Dec. 24.
*Justin Leon Hylton, 32, of Stuart, one count each strangulation and abduction, Jan. 16 – Jan. 17.
*Christina Gaye Testerman, 50, of Meadows of Dan, grand larceny, March 27, 2021 – April 3, 2021.
*Michael Wayne Kessler, 44, of Stuart, one count each larceny of catalytic converter and grand larceny, March 21 – March 29.
*Corey Adam Martin, 34, of Stuart, two counts assault and batter on law enforcement officer (LEO) and one count possession of Schedule I or II drugs, March 5.
*William Tyler Pearson, 19, of Stuart, one count each grand larceny and break and enter, March 21.
*Alvis McCray Foley, Jr., 56, of Stuart, one count each possess Schedule I or II drugs and possess Schedule III drugs, Feb. 14.
*Dionte Morris Nowlin, 21, of Stuart, one count each robbery using a firearm, abduction, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, Dec. 29.
*Roger Lundy, Fox, Jr., 51, of Claudville, two counts of possession of firearm by a violent felon and one count each remove/alter vehicle serial number and possession of stolen property, Jan. 1 – April 5.
*Summer Nicole Collins, 35, of Stuart, one count each welfare fraud and welfare perjury, June 1, 2022 – Dec. 31, 2022.
*Clinton Haley, age unknown, of Stoneville, N.C., possession of Schedule I or II drugs, Nov. 26, 2019.
*Travis Lee Hawks, 36, of Ararat, obtain utilities by scheme, June 1, 2022 – Sept. 1, 2022.
*Matthew Ryan Scott, 37, of Patrick Springs, possession with intent to distribute Schedule I/II drugs, July 14, 2020.
*Jessica Sutphin Smith, two counts possession of Schedule I or II drugs and one count each drive while intoxicated and reckless driving, Dec. 30.
*Barry Zwerling, 45, of Stuart, one count each welfare fraud and welfare perjury, Oct. 1 – Jan. 23.