Two persons named in sealed indictments returned by the DeKalb County Grand Jury this week have been arrested.
31 year old Heather Irvine of Sparta Highway has been arrested on a sealed indictment charging her with one count of simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance (Oxycodone), simple possession of a schedule VI controlled substance (marijuana) less than one half ounce, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her bond is $10,000 .The offenses allegedly occurred on January 6th, 2008. The case was investigated by the Smithville Police Department.
Meanwhile 37 year old Tonya Silcox of West Main Street, Liberty was arrested on a sealed indictment charging her with fifteen counts of forgery and one count of theft of property over $1,000.
Silcox is accused of forging checks on fifteen occasions bearing the names of either Larry or Lori Nellist in various amounts during the months of July, August, September, and October.
The indictment on the theft charge alleges that on and between July and October 2008, Silcox forged and passed fifteen checks with a total face value of approximately $3,326 on accounts with the intent to deprive Larry and Lori Nellist of their property, constituting the offense of theft over $1,000.
The case was investigated by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.
Irvine and Silcox will be arraigned in DeKalb County Criminal Court on Monday, December 15th.