Indictments 8-20-09

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By The Staff

The grand jury, which met Aug. 12, returned indictments against five people.

An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial procedure.

Those indicted were:

• Tamela L. Gatewood, 42, with three counts trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense.

• Mischelle R. Mayme, 35, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, first offense and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Virginia E. Sikula, 30, one count of welfare fraud

• David M. Suire, 37, flagrant nonsupport.

• David M. Kidd, 41, cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants while in possession of a firearm and one count of poassession of drug paraphernalia second or subsequent offense.