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Indictments against four people indicted by a Grayson County Circuit Court grand jury on April 27 were unsealed last week.
Mark Allen Osborne, 33, of Independence, was indicted on a charge of the use of a communications system to solicit a child for illegal acts.
According to the indictment, the charge involved a minor child at least 15 years old and less than 18 years old.
Osborne is an agriculture teacher at Grayson County High School. He is free after posting a $10,000 bond.
According to a spokesman for the school system, Osborne has been placed on administrative leave.
The investigation was handled by School Resource Officer Rhonda Halsey and Investigator Todd Perkins of the Grayson County Sheriff’s Department.
He is being represented in the case by Hillsville attorney Tom Jackson.
Others indicted included:
• Stuart James Bagwell of Galax – elude police, disregard command to stop.
• Kayla Lineberry, Fries – larceny of an animal.
• Takeysha Renee Shupe, Galax – possession of a schedule II controlled substance (LISDEXAMFETAMINE); conspiracy to sell, give or distribute marijuana; accessory before the fact to possession of a firearm by a felon.
• An indictment indicates that a grand jury found sufficient evidence for a case to go to trial, and does not indicate guilt. All of those indicted are innocent until proven guilty.