Criminal indictments returned by Grand Jury

Patrick Yost News

The Morgan County Grand Jury met on Thursday, May 17, and returned the following criminal indictments.

Malik Osiris Horton, 18, Fairborn, was indicted on one count possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, one count possession of Alprazolam and one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to court records, Horton was arrested on Nov. 5, 2017, by a Madison Police Department officer after the officer responded to a “Be On The Lookout” (BOLO) call on a 2015 Honda Accord that had allegedly been involved in an armed robbery in the Walmart parking lot. Horton was a passenger in the vehicle, which was stopped in the east bound lanes of Interstate 20. Warrants allege that marijuana was found in Horton’s front pocket along with a pill bottle that contained pills. Warrants allege that a .380 handgun and 9mm handgun were also found in Horton’s possession.

Clint Walker Hollis, 37, Rutledge, was indicted on one count possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, one count possession of methamphetamine and one count possession of drug related objects. According to court records, Hollis was arrested by Morgan County Sheriff’s Office investigators on March 2, 2018, after a search warrant was executed on his Harris Hollis Lane residence. Warrants allege officers found a small container of suspected methamphetamine on Hollis’ person and more methamphetamine, digital scales, brass weights, small plastic bags, glass smoking pipes, razor blades, and a hollowed out book around a desk in a shop area on the property.

Walter Edwin Merritt, 30, Madison, was indicted on one count possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, one count possession of cocaine, one count possession of alprazolam with intent to distribute, one count possession marijuana, less than an ounce and one count possession of drug related objects. According to court records, Merritt was arrested on Feb. 21, 2018, by investigators with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office after officers executed a probation search warrant on Merritt’s Bell Circle residence. Warrants allege the search found two bags of suspected cocaine, 20 Xanax pills, two scales and plastic bags.

Elvis Marquez Ross, 29, Madison, was indicted on one count possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and one count possession marijuana, less than an ounce. According to court records, Ross was arrested by investigators with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on March 27, 2018, after officers allegedly located marijuana under a seat Ross was occupying in a vehicle during a traffic stop.

Kenneth Lamar Reynolds, 43, Madison, was indicted on one count aggravated assault, one count false imprisonment, one count criminal damage to the second degree and one count criminal trespass. According to court records, Reynolds was arrested by Morgan County Sheriff’s Office investigators on Feb. 18, 2018, after he allegedly forced his way into a Brownwood Road residence and allegedly choked a woman, held her in her bedroom without allowing her to leave and damaged several items in the residence.

Tysheannia Nycole Alexander, 17, Madison, was indicted on six counts terroristic threats, one count harassing communications and one count disrupting public schools. According to court records, Alexander was arrested by investigators with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on March 17, 2018, after she allegedly sent a text message to seven students at Morgan County High School that read “If you at school leave” with a firearm emoji. Warrants allege that the messages forced officials to place the school on lock down for more than three hours.

J’Reese Myquan Colbert, 23, Monroe, was indicted on one count fleeing or attempting to elude, one count interference with government property, one count driving while license suspended, one count reckless driving, one count hit and run and one count obstruction of an officer. According to court records, Colbert was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer on Dec. 18, 2018, after he failed to stop for an officer attempting to perform a traffic stop on the Dodge Charger Colbert was driving. Warrants allege that Colbert allegedly drove recklessly through intersections on Turner Drive, Burney Street and Pearl Street. Warrants also allege that Colbert struck a police vehicle with the Charger during the chase and failed to stop. Colbert allegedly jumped from the vehicle during the chase before it struck the police car.

Sharon Elizabeth Garner, 32, Madison, was indicted on one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of methadone and one count drug related objects. According to court records, Garner was arrested by investigators with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on March 29, 2018. Warrants allege that on March 28, officers found methamphetamine, digital scales, nine methadone pills and a quantity of “cutting” substance used to mix with methamphetamine in Garner’s bedroom at the residence on Plum Street.

Malik Christopher Jordan, 21, Lithonia, was indicted on one count possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, one count possession of drug related objects and one count expired tag. According to court records, Jordan was arrested by Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Nov. 25, 2017, after a traffic stop on Interstate 20 in which the deputy allegedly located a digital scale and a “large” amount of suspected marijuana.

Chester Riley Stephens, 34, Buckhead, was indicted on one count terroristic threats and one count disorderly conduct. According to court records, Stephens was arrested by investigators with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on April 4, 2018. Warrants allege that Stephens cursed and yelled at residents of a Seven Islands Road residence and, when asked to be quiet, refused and when asked to leave, refused, and had to be forcibly removed from the residence by a juvenile.

Quantini Thomas, 42, Hattiesburg, MS, was indicted on one count trafficking in marijuana, one count reckless driving, one count failure to maintain lane and one count fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer. According to court records, Thomas was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer on Interstate 20 after the officer made a traffic stop in regards to the tractor trailer rig Thomas was driving swerving on the road. Consequent to the stop, officers allegedly located more than 200 pounds of suspected marijuana in duffle bags in the cab of the truck.

Keemandra Tavon Hyman, 17, Madison, was indicted on one count armed robbery. According to court records, Hyman was arrested on Feb. 26, 2018, after he allegedly, on Jan. 14, 2018, took a laptop from a teen at Town Park by waving a BB pistol at the teen.

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