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Woman’s indictments allege forgery, fraud

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By Becky Barnes

The Harrison County grand jury issued six indictments during its last scheduled session of 2009.

A Harrison County woman was named in two separate indictments that totalled 11 counts.

Carrie Seivers, 34, is charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument (eight counts) and persistent felony offender.

In the second indictment, Seivers is also charged with fraudulent use of a credit card and a second PFO charge.

According to the indictments, Seivers is alleged to have passed eight checks on a Farmers National Bank account belonging to Philip Richardson, totalling $4,700.

The grand jury alleges the incidents occurred between Jan. 14 and Jan. 19, 2009.

Her bond is $2,500 on each indictment

Twenty-two-year-old Sidney Vonquez faces a three-count indictment for third degree rape, third degree sodomy and unlawful transaction with a minor.

The grand jury alleges that Vonquez had sexual intercourse with a girl who was less than 16 years old and incapable of consent.

On that same date in either May or June 2009, he is also alleged to have committed sodomy by engaging in deviate sexual intercourse with the same victim. He is also accused of providing an alcoholic beverage for the minor girl.

His bond is $5,000.

Bobby Hall, 44, is charged with third degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking under $500.

According to the indictment, Hall is alleged to have entered a building owned by Sam Arnold III on Sept. 30, 2009. He s also accused of taking property from the building.

His bond is $2,500.

James Perkins, 19, was named in an indictment alleging first degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine).

The incident allegedly occurred on Oct. 2.

His bond is also $2,500.

Bobby Crump, 34, is charged with first degree unlawful transaction with a minor and custodial interference.

According to the two-count indictment, between June 2 and June 8, Crump knowingly induced, assisted or caused a person under 18 years old to engage in illegal controlled substances activity.

He allegedly kept the person away from that person’s legal guardian.

His bond is $7,500.

Each of the five defendants will be arraigned in Harrison Circuit Court on Dec. 15 at 9 a.m.