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Criminal case filed against mother of man arrested in Linton gunfire incident

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Melissa Jo Boram is accused of giving false information that caused a substantial hindrance to the officers responding to a scene where shots had been fired. Boram is the mother of Bradon M. Graham, one of two men arrested after the incident in Linton on May 24 that involved gunfire.

A criminal case was filed this week in Greene Superior Court against Boram, 39, of Linton.

A criminal summons has been issued requiring Boram to appear in court on July 2.

Probable cause affidavits in cases associated with this gunfire incident have all been prepared by the lead investigator, Greene County Sheriff’s Detective James O’Malley.

In all, he included details of the events and Boram’s behavior and statements when officers were responding to the report of multiple gunshots.

Click here to read the story covering the incident and the two suspects arrested – the story includes information about Boram.

Although Boram allegedly told officers she was the only person in the residence and that there were no firearms in the residence, officers say that did not turn out to be the case.

Det. O’Malley reported that Boram’s son was in the residence along with three juveniles, and there were firearms in the house.

O’Malley said during a search of the house, officers recovered three firearms in the son’s bedroom.

More were discovered during a second in-depth search of Boram’s bedroom.

O’Malley said they found three additional firearms there – two long guns under her bed and a loaded handgun in the nightstand next to her bed.

During her initial hearing on July 2, Boram will be charged with false informing resulting in substantial hindrance to law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor.