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Men indicted for allegedly stealing furnace

A Clayton County grand jury indicted two men for allegedly breaking into a house and stealing the furnace, according to court records.

The case is one of a handful indicted when the grand jury met in regular session Wednesday. Under U.S. law, there is a presumption of innocence, until proven guilty.

According to court documents, George William Teasley and Barry Scott Moore allegedly broke into a house in November and stole the furnace. They are charged with burglary and theft by taking.

In other indictments:

A woman convicted of forgery in 1995, faces multiple charges in an October 2010 case. Court records show that Victoria Yolanda Pulliam has been indicted for identify fraud, theft by taking, forgery and financial transaction card theft.

Police allege that Pulliam used someone else's personal information to buy furniture from JCPenney's and Macy's. Police say Pulliam also rented a U-Haul truck in another person's name.

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Monterio Trevez Ellis was indicted on charges of kidnapping, aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment and battery under the Family Violence Act. Police said Ellis allegedly sexually assaulted a woman, and beat her in the face with his fists.

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Walter Aveon Dean was indicted for alleged battery under the Family Violence Act, accused of hitting his child in the face with his hands and hitting the child in the legs with a belt.

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Mashayla Quinnette Dupre was indicted for allegedly causing more than $500 in damage to the inside of a Jonesboro home. Police said Dupre allegedly damaged the doors, walls and carpet of property on Wood Hollow Lane, owned by Jagdish Gandi. Dupre is also accused of not removing trash and feces from the home.

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Rashawn Allen Witherspoon faces multiple charges in connection with an encounter with Riverdale police officers. The indictments allege that Witherspoon tried to elude an officer initiating an Aug. 11 traffic stop. Police said he ran red lights and stop signs and made right turns without stopping or yielding during the chase. Also, two officers allege that Witherspoon used his car to try and hit them.

Witherspoon faces charges of fleeing or attempting to elude, Violation of Georgia's Controlled Substances Act, two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction of an officer, broken tail light, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, and littering.