The Caldwell grand jury met Sept. 4 and returned 11 felony indictments, including one of Joe Ray Curnell of Dawson Springs on the charge of murder.

Curnell is charged in the July 3 shooting of 24-year-old James Bannister of Eddyville with a handgun.

Curnell has been in the Caldwell County Jail since his arrest early July 4. He was indicted Sept. 4 on the charges of murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree persistent felony offender.

Cases involving Alfred Amara Jr., Troy Brummett, Bryce Collins, Timothy Daniel, Darlene Kellam and Chelsey Young, were continued to the next grand jury session.

The grand jury returned indictments on:

• Perry O. Allen, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, receiving stolen property (firearm), driving under the influence (first offense), possession of marijuana, second-degree felony offender.

• Joshua M. Boaz, theft by unlawful taking ($500 or more), first-degree felony offender.

• William T. Byarly, first-degree fleeing or evading police, first-degree wanton endangerment, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, speeding, reckless driving, improper passing, first-degree persistent felony offender.

• Robyn Nicole Duff, trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams of methamphetamine, first offense).

• Bryan Mattingly, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetanmine).

• Brian Heath McClain, theft by unlawful taking ($500 or more).

• Belinda Sivells, driving under the influence (fourth offense). .

• Andrew Tinsley, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 rams of methamphetamine, first offense, firearm enhancement), first-degree persistent felony offender.

• Emily Tucker, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, have expired or no registration plates, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Jaryonlee J. Wells, second-degree manslaughter, driving under the influence, first offense, aggravating circumstances), second-degree persistent felony offender