Individuals indicted as part of last Monday’s Meth-sweep began appearing before Judge Thomas C. Evans, III, last Thursday morning to answer the indictments that have been brought against them.


Individuals indicted as part of last Monday’s Meth-sweep began appearing before Judge Thomas C. Evans, III, last Thursday morning to answer the indictments that have been brought against them.

Thirty-seven individuals appeared in Circuit Court Thursday to answer indictments.  Each defendant was brought before Judge Evans, who presented them with a copy of the indictment that has been brought against them

Following the presentation of the indictment, the defendants were given a financial affidavit to fill out to determine if they qualify for court-appointed counsel.  They were also given a chance to schedule when they would like to appear back in court with their attorney for arraignment to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty to the charges detailed in their indictment.

The remaining indicted individuals will appear in Circuit Court on subsequent days as the schedule permits.

Also, Jackson County law enforcement have picked up additional individuals who have been indicted as part of the Meth-sweep.

Those arrested since last Monday include:

• Lisa Workman,  who was indicted on 29 felony counts of possession of substances to be used as a precursor to manufacture methamphetamine and 29 felony counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.

• Rebecca Meador, who was indicted on four felony counts of possession of substances to be used as a precursor to manufacture methamphetamine and four felony counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.

• Jeremiah Johnson, who was indicted on one felony count of attempting to operate a clandestine lab, one felony count of possession of substances to be used as a precursor to manufacture methamphetamine and one felony count of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) with the intent to deliver.

• Jeremiah Walker, who was indicted on 12 felony counts of possession of substances to be used as a precursor to manufacture methamphetamine and 12 felony counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.

• Jamie Rymer, who was indicted on one felony count of attempting to operate a clandestine lab, 13 felony counts of possession of substances to be used as a precursor to manufacture methamphetamine, one felony count of manufacturing a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and 15 felony counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.