The Clark County grand jury indicted a Winchester woman for allegedly slamming a child’s head into a refrigerator.
Amanda Martin, 29, of 146 Sturbridge Lane, was indicted Thursday for first-degree criminal abuse that stemmed from an April investigation by Winchester Police.
Martin was arrested in April after the girl showed up at school with injuries to her hands. During an interview with police and social workers, the girl said Martin slammed her head into the side of a refrigerator twice in October 2011 when she could not get a math problem correct. She told investigators in April that she still felt pain from the incident.
In a May district court hearing, Winchester Police Detective Dennis Briscoe testified that Martin admitted to striking the child
Martin was originally charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree assault, but the grand jury dismissed those charges.
The grand jury also returned the following indictments.
— Antonio Hooten, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.
— Jeffrey T. Kohl, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.
— Judy Harp, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (two counts).
— Lisa Anderson, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.
— James Dearing, receiving stolen property over $10,000.
— Antonio Hooten, driving under the influence (fourth offense), driving on a DUI-suspended operator’s license, second-degree persistent felony offender.
— Rasheed A. Evans, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, receiving stolen property (firearm), convicted felon in possession of a handgun.
— Robert Michael Gill, flagrant non-support, second-degree persistent felony offender.
— Michael L. Eggen, flagrant non-support.
— James W. Martin, flagrant non-support.
— Samuel E. Jackson, first-degree burglary, second-degree burglary (three counts).
— David Crowell, second-degree forgery, theft by unlawful taking, fraudulent use of a credit card.
— Crutcher Fox, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, second-degree persistent felony offender, theft by failure to make required disposition of property, theft by unlawful taking — auto (two counts).
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