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Grand Jury
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Three suspects were indicted for a home invasion robbery which left a woman with multiple wounds to her face as she tried to fight off the intruders.
The alleged robbers, Ronald Kloosterman Jr., Clayton Lance, and Bonnie Lovell, were indicted on charges of especially aggravated burglary and two counts of burglary.
They were indicted for shooting a woman in the face with a pellet gun while robbing her home. The woman said she jumped one of them as she saw the burglar trying to steal her TV. She said at that point, Lance, who she recognized, shot her point blank in the face with the gun forcing her to let go of one of his accomplices.
The three are also accused of using a truck to ram through the front doors of two local markets before stealing merchandise in smash-and-grab style. Lance was captured on surveillance video during one of the heists. He was identified after a picture of him at the crime scene was published in the Southern Standard.
In other grand jury indictments:
• Benito Garcia was indicted on the charge of child abuse. He is accused of striking his 17-year-old son with a belt.
• Jimmy Culwell Jr., was indicted on the charge of possession of marijuana.
• Derek Walker was indicted on the charge of manufacture of marijuana.
• Ralph E. Pease Jr., was indicted on the charge of initiating the process to manufacture meth.
• Kimberly Cantrell was indicted on charges of possession of a controlled substance and speeding.
• Troy G. Cravens was indicted on the charge of initiating the process to manufacture meth.
• John Dishroon was indicted on charges of introduction of drugs into the county jail and possession of drugs.
• Nathan Forsyth was indicted on the charge of assault.
• Donald Tanner was indicted on the charge of domestic assault.
• Christopher Higgins was indicted on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
• Jackie Irvin was indicted on the charge of third-offense driving on a suspended license.
• Billy Biles was indicted on the charge of fifth-offense driving on a revoked license.
• Bryson Martin was indicted on the charge of fourth-offense driving on a suspended license.
• Andrew Stewart was indicted on the charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
• Valerie Clisso was given a no-true bill, meaning she was not indicted on charges of domestic assault and vandalism. She had been charged with sparking a fight in a Fairview home during which she hit one of her friends with a TV.
• Roger Hollis was given a no true bill, meaning he was not indicted on the charge of simple assault.