Grand jury hands down indictments


By Reina P. Cunningham - [email protected]



The following individuals were recently indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury:

Robert A. Marlow, 31, of Loyall, receiving stolen property under $10,000 and first-degree persistent felony offender;

Benjamin Mark Jones, 31, of Middlesboro, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, public intoxication by a controlled substance, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and first-degree persistent felony offender;

Ryan David Snowden, 19, of Pineville, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana, less than eight ounces, drug paraphernalia and first-degree possession of a controlled substance;

Arlin Covey Brock, 46, of Arjay, cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants, and convicted felon in possession of a firearm;

Brenda Rainey, 41, of Middlesboro, first-degree possession of a controlled substance;

Stacey Lynn Sparks, 40, of Middlesboro, operating motor vehicle while under the influence, possession of marijuana, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to or improper signal, tampering with physical evidence, failure to wear seat belt and first-degree promoting contraband;

Roy Darrell Sanders III, 39, of Pineville, second-degree escape, second-degree fleeing or evading and second-degree persistent felony offender;

Robert M. Bidlingmyer, 52, of Speedwell, Tennessee, first-degree criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance;

John Franklin Maples, 41, of McKee, two counts of convicted felon in possession of a handgun, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree burglary and first-degree persistent felony offender;

Kevin Wayne Runles, 27, of Harrogate, Tennessee, theft by unlawful taking and second-degree criminal trespass;

Allen Wayne Robbins, 26, of Middlesboro, complicity to commit theft by unlawful taking or disposition and second-degree criminal trespass;

Jason Alan Aldridge, 33, of Pineville, theft by unlawful taking, second-degree criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking.

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By Reina P. Cunningham

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