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A convicted felon, on parole, was indicted Wednesday for allegedly trafficking cocaine about a year after being released from state prison, according to Clayton County Superior Court records.

Willie Darrel Lewis, 35, was indicted for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, and by a convicted felon. Georgia Department of Corrections records show that Lewis was paroled in May 2010 after serving almost two years for possessing cocaine and marijuana.

Lewis was arrested in June 2011 on the new charges and is being held without bond in the Clayton County Jail on a parole violation.

Other cases indicted include:

Octavius Vertrona Bell and Shaquilla Yvette Smith face charges in a July 24, 2009, incident involving felony possession of marijuana. Bell was also indicted on 12 counts of aggravated assault against a police officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and damaging a Glock .40-caliber handgun.

Nine suspects were indicted in a Jan. 13 case involving trafficking cocaine. Marlon Andre Blake, Patrick James Griffin, Larry Darnell Powell, Jr., Samuel Pernell Harris, Prince Anthony Lucas, Cordarrell Raymone Fish, Javon Sylvia Louise Bivins, Travis Jarrard Glass and Nadia Imalia McGill were indicted on charges of possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Harris, Powell, Blake, Lucas and Griffin face an additional charge of possession of a firearm while a convicted felon.

Darvin Esquire Strand was indicted for possession of more than 10 pounds of marijuana in a July 18 case.

Ollie Lavell Watson was indicted in a Dec, 7 case involving possession of marijuana with intent to distribute

Johnnie Lee Nelson, Jr., was indicted under RICO, the racketeering statute, for allegedly forging employment and payment documents to qualify for a car loan.

Hardy Lee Jackson, Jr., faces charges of criminal damage to property for allegedly punching a 42-inch flat screen television, March 5.

Norman Chambers, Jr., was indicted in a Nov. 17 armed robbery of a Sony PlayStation gaming system and games, clothes and a laptop computer. Chambers also faces three counts each of aggravated assault and false imprisonment, and burglary and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.

Benjamin Carter, IV, was indicted for armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault in an Aug. 4 incident involving the theft of a cell phone and purse. Christopher Deshawn Tucker was indicted for the aggravated assault of Carter in the same incident, according to court records.

Joshua Marchant Endsley faces charges of aggravated assault, robbery of a television and battery for hitting and kicking the alleged victim in the head, face and body.

Dameion Marcel Hudson was indicted for battery under the Family Violence Act, false imprisonment, theft by taking, criminal trespass, criminal damage to property in the second degree, terroristic threats, aggravated assault and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon in an April 26 incident.

Howard Zavon Bernard Maye was indicted in a Sept. 6 incident involving battery under the Family Violence Act when he allegedly choked the victim, false imprisonment and interference with a 911 call.

Brian Keith Eberhart was indicted for allegedly taking unemployment insurance benefits while also holding a job from Sept. 12, 2009, to March 27, 2010.

All defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.