A Pineville woman was recently indicted after allegedly passing worthless checks at Pineville Pawn Shop.
Tanisha A. Williams, 24, was indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury on three counts of theft by deception over $500.
According to the indictment, Williams passed three checks on the account of Carolyn S. Williams at the pawn shop and obtained $850 in cash each time. In total she received $2,550.
The alleged thefts occurred on Jan. 22 and Jan. 23. She was arrested on the charges on Feb. 6. The investigating officer for the case was Pineville Police Det. Kevin Goodin.
George Dixon, 45, of Middlesboro was also recently indicted by the grand jury. He was indicted for first-, second- and third-degree possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to previous reports in December, officers with the Middlesboro Police Department went to Dixon’s residence at West Side Trailer Park. Officers allegedly found several components used in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine as a result of a search.
The citation states Dixon had in his possession a blue plastic bag that contained a substance believed to be meth. Officers also found tablets that they believe to be clonazepam and hydrocodone.
Middlesboro Police Officers involved in investigating the case include Lt. Mike Hensley, Lt. David Buis and Officer Justin Barton.
Other indictments and charges include:
• James Eric Brock, 27, of Pineville, first-degree trafficking a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia;
• Alisha Nicole Martin, 19, of Middlesboro, speeding 17 mph over limit, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and second-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
• Rosalee Christopher, of Pineville, first- and second-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
• Jody Saylor, 34, of Arjay, second-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
• Joey Saylor, 32, of Arjay, first-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
• Bobby Lee Gibson, 27, of Middlesboro, second-degree burglary;
• Leslie C. Holland, 48, of Pineville, second-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
• Jeffery B. Holland, 50, of Arjay, first-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
• Christopher A. Cornett, 31, of Harlan, rear license not illuminated, failure to wear a seat belt, operating a motor vehicle under the influence and careless driving.
Anthony Cloud can be contacted at 606-302-9090 or on Twitter @AnthonyCloudMDN.