After convening on December 9, 2010 in the Eastland County Courthouse, an Eastland County Grand Jury of twelve citizens returned 42 indictments. Two persons were indicted for Driving While Intoxicated – Third Offense or More, one person for Driving While Intoxicated with Child Passenger, one for sexual assault, two persons for tampering with evidence, seventeen for possession of controlled substances, five for felony possession of marihuana, one for aggravated assault with deadly weapon, one person for Forgery By Passing, one for Fraud, one for Interference With Child Custody, one for abandoning/endangering a child, two persons for money laundering, one person for bail jumping, and two persons were indicted for three counts each of arson. The December Term of the Grand Jury covers the months of December 2010 and January 2011. It is expected that members of the December Term will meet again in January. Indictments are not made public until after an arrest or service of the indictment is made on the accused.
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