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Three from Smyrna indicted by grand jury

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The three young people from Smyrna who were allegedly caught stealing items from a home on Kenny Nelson Road on May 8 were indicted by the Marshall County Grand Jury last week.

Mariah Janee McCutcheon, 21, and Jacobi Vaughn Moore, 18, are both charged with aggravated burglary and theft.

McCutcheon was also charged with two counts of aggravated assault because she allegedly drew a handgun and threatened the homeowner and her father with it. According to a press release from the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, the homeowner caught two people coming out of the house, and one of them was carrying her television. When confronted, the suspect carrying the TV dropped it and ran, while the other (McCutcheon) drew a gun on the woman and her father and walked to a waiting car.

The alleged driver of that car, Kiara Tashawn King, 21, was indicted on charges of aggravated burglary and theft. According to the warrant sworn by Lewisburg Police Detective Jimmy Oliver, "King did commit aggravated burglary by being an accessory ... by being the driver of the get-away vehicle. (She took) three subjects to a residence to commit a burglary, which they did commit, and fled the scene with them."

King is represented by Shelbyville attorney Forest A. Durard Jr. Mc-Cutcheon is represented by Martha Durocher of Lewisburg, and David McKenzie was appointed to represent Moore. Moore remains jailed, while the two women made bond the day after being arrested. A juvenile, whose name has not been released, was also in the car, according to the Sheriff's Department.

Also indicted by the grand jury were

* Charles W. Shelton, 23, Franklin Road. Shelton was charged in a four-count indictment with aggravated burglary, burglary, theft and vandalism. He allegedly broke into a woman's home on May 24 and took jewelry, televisions, a tool bag with tools, a computer, speaker, cord and personal documents, said to be worth a total of more than $1,000, but less than $10,000. In breaking in, Shelton allegedly did more that $500-worth of damage to windows and screens. In a separate indictment, Shelton was charged with possession of drugs in a penal institution. According to documents in his case file, a cell mate tipped off corrections officers and a search of Shelton's bunk on May 28 resulted in the discovery of a small white rock that field tested positive for crack cocaine.

* Terrance G. Carter, 40, College Street. Carter was indicted on three counts of violation of the sex offender registry. According to the warrants taken out by Lewisburg Police Detective Santiago McKlean, Carter failed to timely register a change of address, lived in a home within 1,000 feet of a school, and a minor child also lived in the home.

* David M. Carter, 44, Collins Hollow Road. Tenneessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Wayne Dunkleman stopped Carter because he was going 45 mph in a 35 mph zone on Highway 40 about 10 p.m. May 7. This resulted in a three-count indictment charging Carter with driving under the influence, violation of the implied consent law, and speeding. Carter was convicted of DUI in 1999, 2004, 2007, and 2010, according to the indictment.