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Two indicted for Cash-A-Check robbery

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Two people were indicted for robbery in connection with the March 20 armed robbery at Cash-A-Check in Lebanon.
The Marion Circuit Court grand jury handed down the indictments May 19.
Johnny Ray McQueen, 51, of 100 Saint Ann Street in Lebanon and Dawn L. Hardin, 20, of 107 Saint Ann Street in Lebanon were indicted for first-degree robbery. McQueen also was indicted for first-degree persistent felony offender.
In a separate indictment, McQueen was also indicted for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and second charge of first-degree persistent felony offender.
According to the indictments, on or about March 20, McQueen and Hardin used or threatened use of physical force while armed with a deadly weapon or threatened to use a dangerous instrument on a person not participating in the crime, or they aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act.
McQueen’s indictment also reads that he is over 21 and has been convicted of at least two felonies after his 18th birthday.
The bonds for both Hardin and McQueen were set at $25,000 with the condition that he has not contact with the victim.

In other court news:
• Linda Porter, 56, of 121 Sunset Terrace in Lebanon was indicted for knowingly exploiting an adult for more than $300. According to the indictment, between June 2011 and January 2014, Porter exploited an adult resulting in a total loss to that person of more than $300 in financial or other resources or both, or she aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. Her bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000 with the condition that she has no contact with the victim.
• Michael K. Powell, 34, of 418 E. Main Street Apt. 1 in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance first offense (four or more grams of cocaine), possession of marijuana, and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia. According to the indictment, on or about March 26, Powell trafficked in four grams or more of cocaine, a Schedule II narcotic, or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. His bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000 with the condition that he uses no drugs or alcohol.
• Sara A. Coleman, 28, of 583 Valley View Court in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance first offense and speeding 11 miles per hour over the limit. According to the indictment, on or about Feb. 14, Coleman possessed a Schedule I or II narcotic, or she aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. Her bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000 with the condition that she uses no alcohol or drugs.
• Damien Yantis, 24, of 301 S. Proctor Knott Avenue in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance first offense. According to the indictment, on or about Feb. 14, Coleman possessed a Schedule I or II narcotic or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in commission of said act. His bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000 with the condition that he uses no alcohol or drugs.
• William Christopher Stumph, 27, of the Marion County Detention Center was indicted for first-degree promoting contraband and second-degree persistent felony offender. According to the indictment, on or about April 30, Stumph introduced dangerous contraband into a detention facility, or being confined to a detention facility, he made, obtained or possessed dangerous contraband or aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. The indictment also reads that he was over 21 and had been convicted of at least one prior felony after his 18th birthday. His bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.
• Robert Sterlin Griffin, 40, of 466 Hwy. 55 Bypass in Springfield was indicted for first-degree promoting contraband and alcohol intoxication in a public place first or second offense. According to the indictment, on or about March 30, Griffin introduced dangerous contraband into a detention facility, or being confined to a detention facility, he made, obtained or possessed dangerous contraband or aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act.
His bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.
• Alan Troy Davis, 41, of 775 Spencer Hamilton Road in Loretto was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, DUI second offense, reckless driving and third-degree terroristic threatening. According to the indictment, on or about March 30, Davis possessed a Schedule I or II narcotic drug, or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. His bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000 with the condition that he uses no drugs or alcohol.
• Terry D. Polston, 29, of 813 Turtle Creek Drive in Campbellsville was indicted in two separate indictments for two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forced instrument and two counts first-degree persistent felony offender.
According to the indictment, on or about March 2 and 6, Polston uttered or possessed a forged instrument with the intent to defraud, deceive or injure another (Kroger and Loretto Foodland), or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. The indictment also reads that he is over 21 and has been convicted of at least two felonies after his 18th birthday. His bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.

Editor’s note: The indictment of an individual by a grand jury is an accusation only, and that person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.