Pansey Beth Sheckles, 20, of Harrogate, was indicted on five counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. Her indictment indicates that she used forged checks on the account of Jeffery S. Gordon at Lee’s Food Mart, B.P., Wal-Mart, and Murphy U.S.A. The total amount of the forged funds are estimated to be about $264.77.
Terri Lynn York, 44, of Middlesboro, was indicted on the charge of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly passing a check in the amount of $100 at Home Federal Bank, which belonged to Gordon.
Sarah Griffin (Partin), 25, of Middlesboro, was also indicted on one count of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly passing a forged check at Community Trust Bank in the amount of $70 belonging to Gordon as well.
The three were indicted on separate cases. Griffin-Partin was also indicted for second degree persistent felony offender.
Two other individuals were indicted in circuit court on theft charges.
John Daniel Mueller, 32, of Middlesboro, was indicted on one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition (over $300) for allegedly taking a Walther PPKS engraved special edition .38 caliber handgun from Earl’s Gun Shop on or about Aug. 26 of this year.
Geneva Smith, 52, of Barbourville, was indicted on one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition (over $300) for allegedly shoplifting merchandise from J.C. Penney on Nov. 5.
An indictment should not be considered proof of guilt and trials for the accused are scheduled in court for a later date.