A Metcalfe County grand jury convened July 18 and returned the following indictments:
Co-defendants Danny Jason Billingsley, also known as Daniel Billingsley, 35, of Summer Shade and Autumn C. Thompson, 29, of Marrowbone, both on one count each of second-degree burglary and first-degree criminal mischief, and Billingsley additionally on one count of being a first-degree persistent felony offender, related to May incidents.
Billingsley was indicted in a separate case with co-defendant Kristy Lynn Vibbert, 41, of Beaumont. He was charged with one count each of tampering with a witness, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree terroristic threatening and being a first-degree persistent felony offender, and she was charged with complicity to tampering with a witness, related to January incidents.
Billingsley was also indicted in a third case, this time as the sole defendant. He was charged with second-degree burglary; theft by unlawful taking or disposition, $500 or more but under $10,000; and being a first-degree persistent felony offender, related to May incidents.
Deandra Lamont Barlow, 30, of Edmonton on one count each of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon; first-degree endangerment; fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury; buying or possessing drug paraphernalia; possession of synthetic drugs, first offense; resisting arrest; third-degree terroristic threatening; and being a first-degree persistent felony offender, related to March incidents.
Christopher Lee Palmer, 23, of Glasgow on one count each of first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle); operating a motor vehicle while license revoked or suspended for driving under the influence, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; speeding 26 miles per hour or more over limit; and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.
Jeremy D. Fancher, 31, of Edmonton on one count each of second-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and being a first-degree persistent felony offender related to May incidents.
– An indictment is a formal charge that represents only the prosecution’s side of the case and is not proof of guilt. All those charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.