McKinney – Two Rowlett residents have been indicted in an alleged scheme to sell shares of a fake power plant.
Kenneth Paul Lawrence and Casey Ray Van Lune have been indicted by the Collin County Grand Jury for theft by appropriation. The two are alleged to have swindled more than a dozen individuals out of more than $720,000 in 2008 and 2009.
Commerce – What does it take to be a princess? A Princess Tea at the Northeast Texas Children's Museum occurs Sunday, April 17, at 3:00 PM. Young princesses throughout the area learn the answer to that question. A real princess, such as the soon-to be Princess Kate in England, requires proper instruction.
Sulphur Springs – Lamar County will play host to the trial of longtime Sulphur Springs physician Dr. Don O'Neal, who's facing a total of 61 felony counts.
Judge Robert Newsom last week granted a change of venue request in the case, and later transferred the trial to Paris, where Judge Eric Clifford will preside.
O'Neal faces 33 counts of prescription fraud, 22 counts of delivery of a controlled substance and six counts for theft and misapplication of fiduciary funds from the Sulphur Springs Medical-Surgical Clinic.
Greenville – Richard Lee Fuller, of Wolfe City, is alleged to have stolen swords and sheaths in Greenville in May 2010. The items stolen are valued at between $1,500 and $20,000.
Four witnesses have been subpoenaed to testify in the case, including Wolfe City Police Chief Jimmy Doolin.
Prosecutors are hoping that if Fuller is found guilty, they can use his previous convictions to enhance the potential sentence he would receive. Fuller shows eight previous felony convictions for burglary, escape and forgery.
Quinlan – A search warrant at a suspected drug house in South Hunt County leads to the arrest of five people, three of whom stopped by during the raid to purchase drugs.
Officers had been suspicious of a high volume dealer on Dove Drive south of Quinlan since last year.
The homeowner had previously denied any involvement when approached by deputies. But on Saturday, law enforcement returned with a search and arrest warrant and found more than 9 grams of believed methamphetamine.