December 26-- The November term of the Toombs County grand jury returned 29 indictments when it met in early December. It also reappointed Carolyn Robinson to the county Board of Equalization and named Sylvia Dennis as an alternate member.
A former director of the GED program in Vidalia was indicted for stealing funds from the program. Kim Taylor of Lyons was dismissed from the Southeastern Literate Community Program in January, 2014 after she disclosed she had been diverting funds for her personal use.
Vidalia police were called to investigate and asked the GBI to conduct an audit. According to the indictment, Taylor started taking money from the program she supervised starting in 2010 and took $51,794.14 over a four-year period.
Drugs-- Rigoberto Mata for the sale and trafficking methamphetamine.
James Browder and Ranae Davis for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute plus Browder was indicted for DUI and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
David Allen Jackson, Jr. for sale of cocaine; Stephanie Roundtree for possession of methamphetamine, fleeing police and driving while license suspended; Loriana Ridley, Briana Shugart and Torian Sordelet for conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by forgery and possession of codeine; :Phillip Berry for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute; Kelly Garner for possession of methamphetamine and DUI; Tevin Blount, possession of cocaine.
Synna Coglin for welfare fraud.
Jayla Didio and Justin Smith for aggravated battery and cruelty to children.
Sheila Riner, shoplifting' Ravin Brown, burglary at All Body Fitness in Vidalia; Brett Teston, aggravated battery and obstruction of an officer; Vernincia Gillis and Damian Jones, theft by taking money from Arby's in Vidalia; Dustin Love and Dillon Phillips for burglary; Matthew Holley for theft by receiving stolen property; Wykebia McKinney for executing fictitious checks; Terry Gordy for aggravated sexual battery and child molestation; Michael Kelley, computer/electronic pornography; Brookly Phelp and Everette Stewart for burglary; Landon Mosley, aggravated child molestation and sodomy; Tony Lee Swain for burglary; James Douglas Moye for obstructing an officer and shoplifting; Aaron Coleman for rape, burglary and aggravated stalking and obstructing an officer; Aaron Mullinax, Burglary.