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Grand Jury
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The Warren County grand jury handed down indictments during its October session. Among those was a man accused of brandishing a loaded crossbow on neighbors in the middle of an aggravated assault against his girlfriend. 

Kevin Lee Fralix was indicted on two counts of aggravated assault and preventing a 911 emergency call. 

According to the McMinnville Police report filed by patrolman Brenton Hickerson, the female victim involved in the physical domestic assault reported that Fralix became angry when she woke him up about their daughter.

“She stated that Mr. Fralix grabbed her by the throat, put his hands over her mouth and shoved her against a wall.”

The victim also stated that she tried to call 911, but Mr. Fralix grabbed the phone and took it. Then he placed the child on a couch and “started piling chairs upside down over the child” as to try and bar her from leaving with the child.

Upon exiting the home with the child, Mr. Fralix “grabbed a loaded crossbow and came out onto the porch and started pointing it at everyone” and yelling at them, the report states. 

Other indictments: 

Jessica Renee Melvin, Ashley Ross, and Ross E. Hammel were indicted for shoplifting. 

Lucas Corey Bowdoin was indicted for possession of meth, simple possession and driving on a suspended license.

Jeremy W. Campbell was indicted for harassment. 

Krystal Kay Fier was indicted on simple possession of meth, introduction, driving on a suspended license and driving outside restrictions.

Clint Robert Garrett was indicted for a worthless check for $2,700.

Ross E. Hammel was indicted on possession of schedule IV, possession of meth for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Eric Lee Haywood was indicted for driving under the influence and filing a false report. 

Jayme D. Hendrixson was indicted for possession of controlled substance for resale, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while in possession of meth, possession of meth and resisting arrest. 

Jonathan Wade Jones was indicted on possession of meth for resale, simple possession of marijuana, possession of schedule II, possession of schedule I, unlawful possession of a handgun and drug paraphernalia.

Chase Jordan Kinsey was indicted for assault, criminal trespass and shoplifting. 

Joshua K. Ledbetter was indicted for two counts of burglary two counts of shoplifting and theft. 

Cody Dalton Tyler Lee was indicted on the manufacture, sale and delivery of a schedule II and tampering with evidence.

Sonya Sue Pendergraph was indicted on four counts of criminal trespass. 

Brianna Phillips was indicted on possession of schedule II, unlawful drug paraphernalia. 

Bennie Louis Simmons was indicted on assault, vandalism under $1,000 and resisting arrest. 

Arron E. Hines was indicted on two counts of domestic aggravated assault.

Nigel Lance Hopkins was indicted on third offense DUI, reckless endangerment and evading arrest.