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General Sessions: Grand Jury
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A teen caught trying to pass counterfeit money at the Warren County A&L Fair has been bound to the grand jury.The youth, Jack D. Howard, 18, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke and was bound to the grand jury on the charge of criminal simulation.He was charged after he was identified by a worker in one of the booths as the person who passed a counterfeit $20 bill. Concession operators at the fair had been alerted to fake bills that were being passed since counterfeit bills had turned up the night before. They were using counterfeit-detecting pens to expose the fraudulent money.Howard was taken into custody by deputies when he was pointed out to officers by the concession workers.In other General Sessions Trial Court action:• John Muncey was issued an 11-month, 29-day judicial diversion for assault.• Rhonda Cutler was bound to the grand jury on the charge of disorderly conduct.• Joseph J. Myers must pay $10 plus costs and perform 16 hours public service work for underage consumption.• James Cantrell and Phillip R. Taylor must pay $10 plus costs for public intoxication.• Jason Johnson must pay $50 plus costs for public intoxication.• Jared Hendrixson must serve the balance of his sentence for violation of probation.• Jana Grissom must serve the balance of her sentence for violation of probation.• Ricky L. Martin Jr. must serve six days for violation of probation.