A Jefferson County Grand Jury met this week and returned a number of indictments.
Charles Edward Moore, 39, Carter School Road, Strawberry Plains, faces charges involving Lauren Rimmer on a number of occasions in 2016.
On April 15, he allegedly used a firearm in a premeditated attempt to kill Rimmer by firing the weapon into a residence. He is charged with additional offenses which allegedly occurred in February, April and June of last year.
Moore faces charges of attempted first degree murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, reckless endangerment, criminal trespass, aggravated assault, two counts harassment and five counts violation of an order of protection.
Two men face charges stemming from the alleged sale of drugs in a school zone.
Charles Lethan Hall, 25, Bayberry Way, Newport, is charged with five counts of the sale of Suboxone in a drug free zone.
Jefferson County Sheriff G.W. “Bud” McCoig said Hall was working for a temporary service agency assigned to work at the Jefferson County High School at the time of the alleged offenses in August and September 2016.
The sheriff said the Suboxone was sold to work release jail inmates who also were working at the school.
Christopher Lynn Kiker, 41, Waterfront Drive, Dandridge, is charged with the sale and delivery of Clonazepam and Hydrocodone in a drug free zone in August 2016.
Rodney James Ross, 25, Mishawaka, Indiana, is charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, as well as felony possession of Oxycodone, Percocet, Methadone, Adderall, Alprazolam and marijuana. He also is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of an order of protection, the registration law and the seat belt law.
Two persons are indicted in the burglary of storage units in September and October of last year.
Joshua Cody Fortenberry, 33, Sevierville, and Brittany Lashae Fife, 29, Knoxville, are charged with 22 counts of burglary, three counts theft over $1,000 and two counts of theft. The couple also is charged with similar offenses in Sevier County.
Brandon Todd Beckler, 24, Old Stage Road, Dandridge, faces two counts aggravated sexual battery involving a victim under the age of 13. The incidents allegedly occurred between 2013 and 2016.