Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, sports, opinion and more. The Bureau County Republican is published Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! With bcralerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device or by e-mail.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Keep up with what's going on in your community by reading the bcrbriefs. This easy to read synopsis of today's news will be emailed directly to you Tuesday through Saturday at no charge. Sign up today!
Local

Grand jury returns nine indictments

PRINCETON — The Bureau County grand jury returned indictments against nine people when it met on April 12.

Charles A. Eddy, 29, of Janesville, Wis., was indicted for the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of cannabis. He is accused of possessing more than 100 grams, but less than 500 grams of a substance containing cannabis. An officer from the Walnut Police Department testified before the grand jury. He is free from custody, having posted 10 percent of his $10,000 bond.

Michael Freville, 31, of Lakewood, Colo., was indicted for the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession of cannabis. He is accused of possessing more than 500 grams, but less than 2,000 of a substance containing cannabis. An agent from the Tri-DENT Task Force testified before the grand jury. He is free from custody after posting 10 percent of his $25,000 bond.

Luis A. Palos-Vatierra, 21, of Goshen, Ind., was indicted for the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession of cannabis. He is accused of possessing more than 500 grams, but less than 2,000 of a substance containing cannabis. An agent from the Tri-DENT Task Force testified before the grand jury. He is free from custody after posting 10 percent of his $25,000 bond.

Michael A. Atler, 36, of Angola, N.Y., was indicted for the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of cannabis and the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of a controlled substance (cocaine). He is accused of possessing more than 100 grams, but less than 500 of a substance containing cannabis and also possessing less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine. An agent from the Tri-DENT Task Force testified before the grand jury. He is free from custody after posting 10 percent of his $25,000 bond.

Tammie Trumbla, 31, of Princeton was indicted for the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession of methamphetamine. She is accused of possessing a substance containing methamphetamine weighing less than five grams. An agent from the Tri-DENT Task Force testified before the grand jury. She is in custody with bond set at $40,000.

Richard A. Smith, 29, of Morgantown, Ky., was indicted for the Class 4 felony of aggravated fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer. He is accused of disobeying a deputy’s command to stop his vehicle on March 28 and in the process of fleeing police, traveled in excess of 21 mph over the 55-mph speed limit. A deputy from the Bureau County Sheriff’s Department testified before the grand jury. He is in custody with bond set at $70,000.

Nicholas R. Henderson, 29, of Arlington was indicted for the Class 2 felony of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol. He is accused of driving while under the influence of alcohol, having two previous DUI charges. An officer from the Princeton Police Department testified before the grand jury. He is in custody with bond set at $20,000.

Nicholas C. Lemon, 34, of Princeton was indicted for the Class 4 felony of disorderly conduct. He is accused of falsely reporting an offense of aggravated battery. An investigator from the Princeton Police Department testified before the grand jury. He is in custody with bond set at $20,000.

There was one suppressed case.

Loading more