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Grand jury hands down indictments

Grand jury indictments have been served recently including several for burglary and armed robbery.

Charles Edward Williams Jr. was indicted Dec. 9 for the offense of burglary of a dwelling, simple domestic violence (a misdemeanor) and aggravated domestic violence. Williams is also facing separate charges of armed robbery and burglary of a dwelling.

Williams waived arraignment on Feb. 11 and is scheduled to appear in court this week. His bond is $100,000 for all charges.

The indictment alleges that on a day during the time period from March 1 through May 31, 2015, Williams did willfully, feloniously, unlawfully and burglariously break and enter the dwelling house of Angela Williams by forcing an outer door with the intent to commit the crime of simple assault therein.

Count two of the indictment alleges that on a day during the time period from March 1 to May 31, 2015, in Lincoln County, Williams did willfully, unlawfully and purposely or knowingly cause bodily injury to Vivian Hathorn by assaulting her, at a time when Vivian Hawthorn had a current or former dating relationship with Williams.

Count three of the indictment alleges that on or about Sept. 12, 2015, in Lincoln County Williams did feloniously and purposely or knowingly strangle one Vivian Hawthorne at a time when Hathorn and Williams had a current or former dating relationship.

Daniels, Wilson and Sanders

Also on Dec. 9, Joshua R. Daniels, Lawrence Avory Wilson and Steven Sanders were indicted for the offenses of conspiracy, burglary of a building and for Joshua R. Daniels only: possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Daniels, Wilson and Sanders allegedly did willfully, unlawfully, feloniously and knowingly conspire and agree to commit the crime of burglary, contrary to in violation.

The indictment alleges that on or before June 3, 2015, they did willfully, unlawfully, feloniously and burglariously break and enter that certain building owned by Robert Smith, commonly known as Smith’s Car Wash, at 1336 Union St., in which valuable things were being kept for use, sale or deposit by forcing an outer door of said building, with the intent to steal therein.

Count three alleges that on or about June 3, 2015, Daniels did feloniously have in possession a firearm a 12-gauge Stevens Model 77A pump shotgun, without serial number, when he had a felony conviction.