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July 2017: More than 60 indicted in Tazewell County

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The Tazewell County Grand Jury handed-down indictments against more than 60 men and woman.

James David Perry, Sr., 68, of Falls Mills, Virginia has been indicted on charges of first degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and discharge of a firearm in an occupied building.  Perry is accused of killing his adult stepson Robert Lee Crabtree, 49, of Tazewell County. Crabtree was shot to death on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at a residence on Mudfork Road near Falls Mills. Click here to read a previous report

Other charges include burglary, child endangerment, concealment, credit card theft, drug offenses, fleeing from police, forged checks, sex crimes,  and strangulation.

Last week, Commonwealth Attorney Michael Dennis announced charges against two people in connection with the fatal hit and run of a cyclist. Calvin Thomas Slate, 48, and Tammy Annette McGlothlin, 46, both of Hilton, VA (Washington County)  are charged in the death of David Christensen, 54, of Burley, Idaho. Click here to read more

View the July 2017 (Tazewell County) full indictment list below:

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