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• Mary Ann Barney was charged on Jan. 21 with failing to appear, a felony.

• Danette Kimberly Barker was charged on Jan. 29 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, a felony.

• William Daniel Bergen was charged on Jan. 27 with coercion, a felony and domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Kevin Myronn Armstrong was charged on Dec. 31 with domestic battery and resisting public officer, both misdemeanors.

• Christopher James Gardner was charged on Jan. 22 with domestic battery and battery, two counts, all misdemeanors.

• Derick Michael Lee Baron was charged on Jan. 27 with false reporting of a crime, a misdemeanor.

• Heath William Paschal was charged on Jan. 28 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Kyle Lee Adams was charged on Jan. 30 with theft, unlawful trespass upon land and resisting public officer, all misdemeanors.

• Lisa Marie Feurstein was charged on Jan. 30 with theft, unlawful trespass upon land and resisting public officer, all misdemeanors.

• Joshua Cecil Baker was charged on Jan. 29 with domestic battery, second offense, a misdemeanor.

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