A week after grand jurors were seated in Martinsville, 53 indictments were unsealed Monday. An indictment is not an indication of guilt, but a grand jury’s determination that enough evidence exists to warrant a trial.
According to records in the Martinsville Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, those named in the indictments are:
*Jimmie L. Bryson II, 47, of Ridgeway, forcible sodomy, Nov. 13, 2020.
*Marquise Jamal Wimbush, 19, one count each threatening to bomb, burn, destroy or damage a place of assembly, building, or other structure, or means of transportation, and destruction of property, Dec. 17, 2020.
*Christopher Frederick Belcher, 42, of Martinsville, one count each of conspiracy and receiving stolen property, Nov. 5, 2018.
*Jose Cortes, 41, of Martinsville, sexual battery, on or about Nov. 1-30, 2020.
*Anthony Lee Coverdale, 39, of Collinsville, one count each possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possess heroin with intent to distribute, possess firearm with Schedule I drug, possess firearm with Schedule II drug, conspiracy to distribute, possess paraphernalia and possess firearm as a violent felon, April 29, 2019.
*Anthony Javon Waller, 37, of Collinsville, 13 counts each forgery, uttering a forged check and obtain money by false pretenses, Dec. 28, 2018 until Aug. 2, 2019.
*Travis Taurean Martin, 38, of Roanoke, three counts felony failure to appear from July 23-Sept. 28, 2020; one count each driving while intoxicated–1st offense, and reckless driving on Oct. 6, 2018.
*Sandi Jean Roberts, 40, of Martinsville, possess firearm while in possession of Schedule II drug, April 6, 2020.
*Benjamin George Adams, 34, of Laurel Fork, one count each possess methamphetamine, possess firearm while in possession of Schedule II drug, and possess firearm by violent convicted felon, Oct. 2, 2020.
*Kenneth Tyrone Moore, 61, of Martinsville, one count each distribute alprazolam and oxycodone, Aug. 16, 2019.
*Zachery Tyler Conner, 23, of Collinsville, one count each statutory burglary and use of firearm in the commission of a felony, July 5, 2019.