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Woman charged with embezzling from United Way

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INDEPENDENCE — A Galax woman was indicted by a Grayson County grand jury Jan. 23 charging her with the alleged embezzlement of funds from Twin County United Way.

According to the indictment, Tammy Lynn Warf allegedly embezzled more than $200 from the United Way between March 1 and Dec. 4, 2008.

An indictment is a legal accusation only. It does not establish guilt or innocence.

Also, Shannon Dwaune Porter of Galax was indicted on seven charges involving two businesses in Galax.

He was indicted for statutory burglary of property owned by Rick Floyd, statutory burglary of Ward’s Auto Sales, grand larceny of an automobile from Ward’s Auto Sales, grand larceny of a firearm from Ward’s Auto Sales, possession of a firearm after been convicted of a felony and two counts of misdemeanor damage to property.

Other indictments returned were:

• Chanda Moxley of Sparta, N.C. — abduction.

• Jessica Lee Doss, Fries — two counts of abuse or child neglect, accessory to give, sell or distribute marijuana.

• Terry Dallas Swinney, Fries — One count of accessory to give, sell or distribute marijuana, two counts of distributing a schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) and abuse or child neglect.

• Larry Wesley Swinney Jr., Fries — one count of accessory to give, sell or distribute marijuana and five counts of distributing a schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine).

• Michael Wesley Hanks, Galax — possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, misdemeanor reckless handling of a firearm.

• Douglas Brian Hudson, Galax — possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony.

• Terra Lynn Connel, Galax — robbery.

• Katrina Olivia Newberry — robbery.

• Shelly Edwina Wagoner, Independence — grand larceny.

• Renita Stroupe, Sparta, N.C. — abduction.

• Randall Lee Mabe, Independence — possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony.

• Travis Lee Baker, Galax — statutory burglary, grand larceny

• Cheyenne Paydon Bedsaul, Galax — abuse or child neglect.

• Kenneth Lee Blevins, Galax — possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony.

• Joshua David Blizzard, Independence — two counts of obtaining money by fraud.

• Carrie Diana Bobbitt, Galax — statutory burglary, grand larceny.

• Javier Carranza Rios, Sparta, N.C. — malicious wounding of Javier Manuel Ventura.

• Ronni Michelle Criner, Woodlawn — felony bad check.

• Elizabeth Nicole Dauch — abuse or child neglect.

• Symitha Lynn Davis, Rockwell, N.C. — statutory burglary.

• Nicky Lee Dixon, Woodlawn — two counts of accessory to give, sell or distribute marijuana.

• William Dewey Dowell, Elk Creek — possession of a schedule II controlled substance (cocaine).

• Brian Wayne Edwards, Galax — conspiracy to give, sell or distribute marijuana, give, sell or distribute marijuana.

• Douglas George Gravley, Galax — driving after being found to be a habitual offender.

• George Albert Harper III, Galax — assault on law enforcement, obstruction of justice with threats and/or force.

• Lacon Johnson, Galax — uttering a forged document.

• John C. Lynch, Galax — being a violent sex offender entering school property.

• Kayla Lea Moss, Woodlawn — conspiracy to give, sell or distribute marijuana, misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

• Shannon Dale Winesett, Galax — statutory burglary, two counts of grand larceny.

• Joseph Dean Mabe, Whitetop — possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony.