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Grand Jury
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Indictments were handed down by the Warren County grand jury, including an indictment against a man accused of destroying evidence in front of an arresting officer.The suspect, Shawn E. Martin, 33, was indicted on charges of tampering with evidence, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, and initiating the process to manufacture meth.His indictment comes after sheriff’s officers arrived at his Pigeon Hill Road home to investigate a call that drugs were being made there. Officers reported finding items commonly used to produce meth at the residence. It was during his arrest that Martin reportedly squirted out the contents of a syringe in front of the officer, disposing of the evidence against him in full witness of the lawman.In other grand jury action:• Michael L. Cass was indicted on the charge of statutory rape.• Dane Briest was indicted on charges of promoting the manufacture of meth, possession of drugs for resale, and evading arrest.• Christopher Markey was indicted on charges of initiating the process to manufacture meth, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.• Eddie Sullivan was indicted on the charge of initiating the process to manufacture meth.• Anna Smith was indicted on charges of DUI and failure to yield.• Joshua Hodges was indicted on the charge of shoplifting.• Ronald Collins was indicted on the charge of DUI.• Misty Keele was indicted on charges of second-offense DUI and driving on a suspended license.• Treva Martin was indicted on the charge of driving on a revoked license.• Khristina Rankin was indicted on the charge of driving on a suspended license.• Marcos Portillo was indicted on the charge of driving on a suspended license.