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Man indicted on complicity charge in shooting

Gibbs has seven pending court cases



Others indicted Wednesday and their charges were:

• Leon Benson and Shawn-ta Pernell Patterson, conspiracy to first-degree conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance and conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance. Benson also was indicted on charges of tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana and second-degree persistent felony offender. Patterson was indicted as a first-degree persistent felony offender.

• Shawn-ta Pernell Patterson, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and first-degree persistent felony offender.

• Keith McKinney, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol (first offense), operating on a suspended/revoke operator’s license and failure to produce insurance card.

• Anthony W. Johnson, 18 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, misuse of electronic information, theft by unlawful taking, two counts of theft by deception, third-degree possession of a controlled substance and first-degree persistent felony offender.

• Patrick Crawley, fraudulent use of a credit card. Also indicted in the same case was Kelly Smith on a charge of complicity to fraudulent use of a credit card.

• Christopher R. Dean, theft by deception.

• Amy L. Mullins, trafficking in marijuana (more than 5 pounds), receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Rocky Higgins and William Creech, four counts of third-degree burglary. Also indicted in the same case was Barry Crouch, three counts of third-degree burglary. All defendant were indicted on a charge of criminal attempt to commit third-degree burglary. Finally, Higgins was indicted as a first-degree persistent felony offender.

• William Minter, trafficking in marijuana and first-degree persistent felony offender.

(Editor’s Note: Grand jury indictments do not indicate guilt, only that grand jurors believe the state has enough evidence to proceed with prosecution.)

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