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A Washington County grand jury has returned indictments against five people.
Thomas R. Combs, also known as Thomas R. Cornish, 29, of 10071 Highway 555 in Willisburg, was charged with a total of 10 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument 2nd degree, a Class D Felony, and two counts of being a persistent felony offender.
According to court documents, the charges are in relation to forged checks, allegedly written between April 10 and May 11, 2010. Bond for Combs/Cornish was set at $20,000 cash.
Brandi Hurst, 26, also of 10071 Highway 555 in Willisburg, was charged with five counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument 2nd degree, a Class D Felony, also in relation to forged checks. The crimes with which Hurst was charged allegedly took place between April 10 and April 30. Bond was set at $5,000 for Hurst.
Samantha M. Lane, 26, of 50 Hummingbird Lane, Willisburg, was charged with 12 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, 2nd degree, a Class D Felony, for allegedly possessing forged checks between Nov. 24, 2009, and Feb. 20, 2010. Bond for Lane was set at $1,500 cash.
Joshua C. Darland, 29, of 132 W. Main Street, Springfield, was charged with one count of 1st degree criminal abuse. The incident allegedly took place on April 2, 2010, but no further details were available in court records at this time. Bond for Darland was set at $2,500 cash.
Susan Nacoal Walker, 24, of 458 Lynn Drive, Harrodsburg, was charged with one count of flagrant non-support. The offense allegedly took place between Jan. 19 through May 31, 2010, when Walker is said to have failed to support her minor child.
Walker was ordered to pay the amount of child support for which she was in arrears.
An indictment indicates that a grand jury found evidence for a case to go to trial, and does not indicate guilt. All persons indicted are innocent until proven guilty.