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Five charged with forgery by grand jury

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By Becky Barnes

Nine indictments were returned by a Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday with forgery cases topping the list of charges.
Carrie Mann and Hannah Fryman were named as co-defendants in two indictments.
Mann, 27, faces a two-county indictment on charges of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second degree complicity to criminal possession of a forged instrument.
According to the grand jury, Mann passed a check for $175 to Farmers National Bank on the account of Juanita Wornall on Feb. 17.
Mann is accused of helping Fryman, 30, pass a check the next day for $199.30 to Ken’s NewMarket, which was also on Wornall’s account.
Fryman’s charge is also second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Bond is $2,500 each for Fryman and Mann.
Elizabeth Tolliver and Elizabeth Bolen were also named as co-defendants in two indictments.
Bolen, 25, is charged with two counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and persistent felony offender.
Bolen is accused of passing a check at First Stop on March 28 on an account of April Tolliver and Jason Nichols. The second count was also on April Tolliver and Jason Nichols’ account and was written for $52.87. That check was allegedly passed at Walmart.
Tolliver, 30, is charged with two counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly passing a $126.21 check and a $25.75 check to Walmart on April 1 on the Tolliver/Nichols account.
Their bond is $2,500 each.
James Ross, 22, faces a single-count indictment also for second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Ross is alleged to have issued an $80 check to Farmers National Bank on the account of Ann Clinkenbeard.
His bond is $2,500.
Tara Harmon, 27, is charged with theft by unlawful taking (less than $500 value) of property belonging to Jeff Stoner on April 21.
Her bond is $2,500.
Crystal  Cowan, 32, is charged with receiving stolen property ($500 or more but less than $10,000).
According to the indictment, Cowan is accused of receiving property which belonged to Troy Hawkins on June 23.
Her bond is $2,500.
A co-defendant, Stephen Orrand, 33, is also charged with receiving stolen property ($500 or more but less than $10,000) stemming from the same June 23 incident.
Fifty-seven-year-old Linda Smith was indicted on a charge of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (Oxycodone) second or subsequent offense with 10 or more dosage units.
Her bond is $10,000.