Grand jury hands down eight indictments

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By Becky Barnes

Six out of eight indictments returned by the Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday will be referred to circuit court. The remaining two will be heard in district court.
Matthew Stacey, 23, faces  two indictments totaling four felony counts.
Stacey is alleged to have trafficked in heroin, two grams or more, and Oxycodone, less than 10 dosage units, while in the possession of a handgun. He is also charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felony and with being a persistent felony offender.
According to the indictment, Stacey is alleged to have sold the substances on Sept. 7. His bond is $20,000 for the trafficking and PFO charges and $5,000 for the handgun charge.
Charles Hight, 29, is named in a two-count indictment that stems from a Sept. 17 incident at Walmart.
The grand jury alleges that Hight took property belonging to Walmart that had a value of $500 or more, but less than $10,000 and that he also destroyed or damaged the property.
His bond is $2,500.
Mark Wasson, 44, is charged with a single count of receiving stolen property ($500 or more but less than $10,000).
According to the indictment, sometime between Sept. 1, 2011, and Dec. 27, 2011, Wasson is alleged to have received, retrained or disposed of movable property belonging to Ancel Henson Jr., knowing or believing that the property was stolen.
His bond was set at $2,500.
James Mann, 32, is charged with four counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Mann is accused of passing a check to Ken’s Fuel Express on May 1 for $200 on a Dennis Fence Co. check; to Ken’s Fuel Express on May 5 for $250.31 on a Russell Dennis check; to Ken’s Fuel Express on May 5 for $301.46 on Russell Dennis’ account; and to Ken’s Fuel Express on May 6 also on Dennis’ account.
Mann is also charged with being a persistent felony offender. His bond is $5,000.
Constance Smith, 40, was indicted for flagrant non-support for owing over $1,000 in back child support for her minor children.
Her bond is $24,000.
Amy Manion, 26, faces a two-count district court indictment on charges of possession of a controlled substance not in original container and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The indictment alleges that on July 11, Manion had possession of the prescription medication, a controlled substance, that was not in the container that it had been delivered by a practitioner. She was also alleged to have had possession of a syringe, straw and razor blade “with the intent of using said items to ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce a controlled substance into the human body.”
Harold Stevens, 55, who was accused of a domestic violence situation and unlawful imprisonment of Dorothy Butcher, faces a district court indictment.
The charges stem from a Sept. 6 incident in Berry. Stevens is accused of causing physical injury to Butcher and that he kept her in the home unlawfully. He is also charged with terroristic threatening.
 His bond is $5,000.