Three people have been indicted by a Mason County grand jury in connection with an incident involving the theft of a purse and credit cards, and damage to the victim's vehicle.

According to the indictments handed down Friday, McKenzie Madison McCain, 19, Malcolm Jamaal Walker, 20, and Caleb Chase Singleton, 19, were all involved when, on Aug. 1-3, a purse was allegedly stolen from a car belonging to Summer E. Lake and credit cards belonging to her and to Comprehend were used or attempts were made to use the cards. The indictments also allege that $3,000 in damages were made to the vehicle belonging to Lake.

McCain, Walker and Singleton all were indicted on one count of theft by unlawful taking under $500, first-degree criminal mischief, fraudulent use of a credit card reported lost or stolen more than $500 but under $10,000 and attempted fraudulent use of credit card under $500. The trio was also indicted on a charge of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor for allegedly inducing, assisting or causing a minor to engage in criminal activity constituting a felony.

All three were arrested and lodged in the Mason County Detention Center. Walker and Singleton were later released. Their cases had not been listed on the Mason Circuit Court dockets by late Monday.

McCain remains in the detention center. She is scheduled for arraignment on the charges in Circuit Court on Nov. 21.

Jason Michael Clark, 35, was indicted on several charges including first-degree possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine,  second-degree assault, tampering with physical evidence, DUI first offense, operating on a suspended or revoked license, failure to maintain insurance and possess of drug paraphernalia.

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The charges stem from an Aug. 20 incident, according to the indictment.

Clark is slated to appear in Mason Circuit on Dec. 8 for arraignment.

Indictments alleging flagrant nonsupport were also issued naming Billy Lee Cordes, 36, for $4,962.75 in arrearages and Christopher Ramsey, 46, for $9,112.42 in arrearages.



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