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INDICTMENTS HANDED DOWN

GILMER--At least five Gladewater residents were among those indicted when an Upshur County Grand Jury returned 15 indictments Thursday, Oct. 10, said District Attorney Billy Byrd's office.

Defendants, charges, and bonds in the 12 open indictments were as follows, while three indictments were sealed and one case was passed, the office reported:

Harrell Edward Johnson, 44, of Gladewater, was separately indicted on three charges--tampering with physical evidence, prohibited substance in correctional facility, and possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine), all of which are alleged to have occured April 3. He remained in county jail on bonds totalling $30,000 ($10,000 per charge).

Landon Marquel Gordon, 17, of Gladewater, assault/family violence--occlusion on Aug. 13, $8,000

James C. Adkinson, 29, of Gladewater, possession of methamphetamine on March 25. Bond was set at $15,000, but Adkinson is currently in state prison. 

Jeremy Dewayne Wood, 28, of Gladewater, possession of methamphetamne on April 27, $5,000   

Justin Wayne Borden, 26, of Gladewater, assault/family violence--occlusion with previous conviction on April 28, $25,000

Melanie Kay Alexander, 32, of Gilmer, possession of methamphetamine on April 3, $10,000 

Ginger Lynn Borden, 49, of Big Sandy, assault/family violence--occlusion on July 22. She remained in county jail under $15,000 bond.

Kassie Sadler, 42, of Kilgore, theft of copper/aluminum on April 15, $10,000

Jacob Andrew Wade, 24, of Gilmer, prohibited substance in correctional facility on April 9, $10,000

Cary Buckner Fant, III, 63, of Marshall, possession of methamphetamine on April 9, $50,000

The indictments which were sealed because no arrests had been made, said Byrd's office, included bail jumping/failure to appear, delivery of controlled substance (in) drug-free zone (methamphetamine), and theft of property of the value of $1,500 or more but less than $20,000.  

The nature of the passed case was not disclosed.