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A complete listing of last week's indictments:

George Daniel Brown Jr., 21, of Gainesville - conspiracy to commit a felony, use of communication facility in commission of a felony and marijuana possession (less than one ounce)

Wesley Leroy Carter, 18, of Atlanta - robbery, misdemeanor theft by taking, two counts of aggravated assault and marijuana possession (less than one ounce)

Harley Matthew Davis, 23, of Dawsonville - possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and manufacturing marijuana

Murray Paul Davis, 39, of Dahlonega - possession of explosive materials, possession of morphine, possession of Alprazolam, possession of Trazodone, drugs not in original container and reckless conduct

Christi Jorjette Donaldson, 42, of Dawsonville - eight counts of first degree forgery and eight counts of financial transaction card fraud

Michael Lewis Glass, 54, of Gainesville - conspiracy to commit a felony, use of communication facility in commission of a felony and marijuana possession (less than one ounce)

Patricia Ann Glass, 41, of Gainesville - conspiracy to commit a felony, use of communication facility in commission of a felony, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and marijuana possession (less than one ounce)

Jacob Charles Glaze, 28, of Dawsonville - possession of marijuana with intent to distribute

David Wayne Good, 33, of Dawsonville - failure to register or comply - false information

Corey Adam Hollingsworth, 32, of Dawsonville - three counts of willful obstruction of officers, disorderly conduct and recidivism

Benjamin Ray Holtzclaw, 31, of Dawsonville - conspiracy to commit a felony, use of communication facility in commission of a felony and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute

Brian Keith Hoosline, 35, of Dawsonville - failure to register or comply-false information

Martha Smith Horvat, 46, of Dawsonville - reckless conduct of an HIV-infected person, two counts of assailing, opposing or resisting an officer of the law, simple battery-family violence against a person 65 years of age or older, simple battery, simple battery against a law enforcement officer, two counts of disorderly conduct, five counts of willful obstruction of a law enforcement officer and recidivism

Jonathan Andrew Lostetter, 24, of Cumming - three counts serious injury by vehicle, two counts of DUI, reckless driving, failure to wear a safety belt and too fast for conditions

Carl Antonio McCrady Jr., 23, of St. Louis - three counts of felony shoplifting, misdemeanor shoplifting, possession of tools for commission of a crime, reckless driving, stop sign violation, passing in a no passing zone, driving on the wrong side of roadway, failure to maintain lane and too fast for conditions

Alexandria Lyn Matheson, 20, of Mineral Bluff - distribution of marijuana and use of a communication facility in commission of a felony

Daryl James Mills, 27, of Dawsonville - possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, manufacturing marijuana and recidivism

Joseph Al Morrow, 21, of Gainesville - unlawful dumping

Christian Rodrigo Rivera, 23, of Norcross - felony theft by conversion and false statements and writings

Buddy Allen Standridge, 32, of Gainesville - unlawful dumping

Samuel David Veal, 27, of Dawsonville - second degree criminal damage to property, misdemeanor battery (FVA) and two counts of third degree cruelty to children

Joshua Daniel Waldrop, 23, of Dawsonville - manufacturing marijuana

Susie Diane Waldrop, 47, of Dawsonville - manufacturing marijuana

Weldon Leonard Waldrop, 50, of Alpharetta - manufacturing marijuana and recidivism

Isiah Walker, 21, of Atlanta - robbery, misdemeanor theft by taking, two counts of aggravated assault and marijuana possession (less than one ounce)

Lakisha J. Williams, 38, of Norcross - three counts of felony shoplifting, misdemeanor shoplifting and possession of tools for commission of a crime

Michael Shane Withers, 34, of Dawsonville - possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of Roxicodone, two counts of possession of Xanax, possession of Alprazolam, possession of Lortab and recidivism

Eric R. Wong, 17, of Atlanta - robbery, misdemeanor theft by taking, two counts of aggravated assault and marijuana possession (less than one ounce)

More than two dozen people were indicted on criminal charges after a Dawson County Grand Jury met Sept. 10.

Among those facing charges are a Dahlonega man found in possession of industrial grade dynamite that closed down an area in downtown Dawsonville earlier this year and a parolee who was released to care for her aging father but was then reportedly caught abusing him.

While authorities said they believe Murray Paul Davis, 46, had no intention of causing harm to anyone with the stick of industrial grade dynamite found in his car at a downtown gas station last December, a grand jury said the evidence against him warranted charges of possession of explosive materials and reckless conduct.

He also was indicted on charges of possession of morphine, alprazolam and trazodone, drugs not in original container.

"He was under the influence of several different drugs and was sitting, passed out, next to a gas pump," said Dawson County Sheriff's Sgt. Dan Ramsey. "It's reckless disregard. It could have been a very bad situation."

Deputies found the dynamite Dec. 21 after clerks at the Kangaroo convenience store on Hwy. 9 reported that a man appeared to have passed out behind the wheel after pumping gas.

Fearing a possible drug overdose, paramedics took Davis to Northside Hospital-Forsyth, while deputies searched the vehicle and found the stick of dynamite.

Several city blocks were shut down while the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's bomb squad collected the explosive.

A court date has not been set.

Also indicted last week:

Just weeks after being released from prison, Dawson County Sheriff's deputies reportedly saw Martha Ann Horvat, 46, physically abusing her elderly father in early February at a downtown Dawsonville apartment.

Sheriff's Capt. Tony Wooten said reports of a woman screaming in nearby woods drew deputies to the apartment complex on Hwy. 9 the night of Feb. 4.

After speaking with Horvat about the disturbance, deputies were leaving the apartment when they say she pulled her father from a wheelchair by his feet and slammed him onto the bed.

"They could see her through the front window," Wooten said.

In addition to simple battery of an individual older than 65, Horvat was indicted on several other charges, including reckless conduct of an HIV-infected person and five counts of officer obstruction.

Wooten said alcohol was a factor in the case.

According to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles, Horvat was released Jan. 4 after serving 16 months of a 10-year sentence for theft by receiving stolen property in Richmond County in eastern Georgia.

Horvat remains in Dawson County custody.