Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 26, 2005

Barren Grand Jury returns several felony indictments


GLASGOW — The Barren County Grand Jury recently ended their service, returning the following felony indictments before Barren Circuit Court Judge Phil Patton, according to Commonwealth’s Attorney Karen M. Davis.

– Kevin William Kelly, 45, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine) second offense, weapon enhancement.

– John Miller Gass, 36, of Glasgow, was indicted for trafficking in a controlled substance (Dilaudid), first degree; possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense; possession of a controlled substance (Dilaudid), first degree; wanton endangerment, first degree; trafficking in controlled substance (Hydrocodone), second degree; possession of controlled substance (Hydrocodone), second degree; possession of a controlled substance (Valium), third degree; and trafficking in controlled substance (Valium), third degree.

– Tara Shea Garmon, 23, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, first degree (Methamphetamine), weapon enhancement; possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense, weapon enhancement; and hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree. On Aug. 12, 2005, officers of the Glasgow Police Department were dispatched to Garmon’s residence to serve a warrant on another person. Garmon told officers the person wanted was not there and she did not know his whereabouts. After gaining consent to search, officers found the person in the bathroom. Officers also found drug paraphernalia items, methamphetamine, and a firearm inside her house.

– Jay Preston Hicks, 33, of Glasgow, was indicted for burglary second degree; and theft by unlawful taking over $300.

– Susan Lynn Moon, 41, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense; endangering the welfare of a minor; possession of open alcoholic beverage container; and failure to use child restraint device in vehicle.

– Charles W. Graves, 62, of Louisville, was indicted for fleeing or evading police, first degree; terroristic threatening, third degree; resisting arrest; disorderly conduct; and reckless driving.

– Tonya Faye Carver, 41, of Horse Cave, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, first degree (Methamphetamine); possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense; operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance which impairs one’s driving ability, first offense (aggravator - refusal); and reckless driving.

– Jeremy G. Dean, 19, of Glasgow, was indicted for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or other substance which impairs one’s driving ability, third offense, (aggravator - refusal); operating a motor vehicle while license revoked or suspended for driving under the influence, second offense (aggravator - DUI); possession of Marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense.

– Stephen P. Mills, 50, of LeGrange, was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense; operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance which impairs one’s driving ability, second offense (aggravator - refusal); operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license; possession of open alcoholic beverage container; and persistent felony offender, second degree.

– Bobby Wayne Jenkins, 41, of Fountain Run, was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense, weapon enhancement; possession of marijuana, weapon enhancement; and possession of controlled substance (Hydrocodone), second degree.

– Joshua Lee Smith, 23, of Smiths Grove, was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense; operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license; and persistent felony offender, first degree.

– Jay Preston Hicks, 33, and Lonnie D. Freeman, 38, both of Glasgow, were indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $300. Freeman was also indicted for persistent felony offender, first degree.

– Stephen C. Dyche, 33, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance (Morphine), first degree.

– Billy Ray Simpson, 22, of Glasgow, was indicted for criminal possession of a forged prescription.

– Ronnie T. Lane, 40, of Bowling Green, was indicted for theft by deception over $300.

– Benjamin Scott Wilborn, 28, of Cave City, was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense; and possession of marijuana.

On June 21, Captain James Duff of the Glasgow Police Department responded to a complaint of garbage being put into a store dumpster at T-Mart. An address on an article that had been dumped led officers to a local residence where marijuana and paraphernalia was found, resulting in two persons being arrested and charged.

– Avery C. Taylor, 22, of Lexington, was indicted for trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school; tampering with physical evidence; and possession of marijuana.

– Emily Nichole Martin, 24, of Glasgow, was indicted for trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school; possession of drug paraphernalia, 1st offense; and possession of marijuana.

– James Tim Vance, 45, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine), weapon enhancement; possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense, weapon enhancement; operating motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance that impairs one’s driving ability, first offense; and careless driving.

– Christopher Dale Springer, 32, and Angela Gaye Springer, 34, both of Glasgow, were indicted for possession of a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine); possession of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense.

– Sarah Allison Jones, 28, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine); and possession of drug paraphernalia.

– James Avery Webb, 22, of Glasgow, was indicted for assault, fourth degree, third offense; violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO; and persistent felony offender, second degree.

– Jay Preston Hicks, 23, of Glasgow, was indicted for receiving stolen property over $300; fleeing or evading police, first degree; no operator’s license; operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance which impairs one’s driving ability, first offense; and reckless driving.

– James Alfred Huff, 41, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense; possession of marijuana; operating on a suspended/ revoked operator’s license; and improper display of motor vehicle registration plate.

– Derick Lee Cooper, 22, of Glasgow, was indicted for wanton endangerment, first degree; fleeing or evading police, first degree; operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance which impairs one’s driving ability; license to be in possession; reckless driving; speeding; and failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation.

– Cesar H. Magana, 22, of Tompkinsville, was indicted for three counts of wanton endangerment, first degree; fleeing or evading police, second degree; and speeding.

– Elizabeth Blair Hunter, 39, of Glasgow, was indicted for 27 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, second degree; and persistent felony offender, second degree.

– Mike A. Smith, 62, of Glasgow, was indicted for making false statements to obtain benefits.

– Crystal Gail Eubank, 26, of Glasgow, was indicted for three counts of possession of a forged instrument, second degree.

– Colbie A. Staten, 19, of Burkesville, was indicted for tampering with physical evidence; and theft by unlawful taking - shoplifting under $300.

– Jake Byler, 42, of Horse Cave, was indicted on three separate indictments for theft by deception over $300.

– Jimmy Alan Gillentine, 38, of Glasgow, was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense; possession of marijuana; and reckless driving.

Four individuals were indicted for the crime of flagrant nonsupport as they each had failed to obey an earlier court order to pay child support and are at least $1,000 behind in their payments. Those individuals include:

– Christopher Perkins, 40, of Cave City, behind in the amount of $2,344.53 as of June 30, 2005.

– Matthew Derry, 29, of Hardyville, behind in the amount of $2,461.82 as of June 30; also charged with being a persistent felony offender, first degree.

– Ronald D. Brents, 36, of Horse Cave, behind in the amount of $5,521.07 as of July 31.

– David A. Ballard, 32, of Horse Cave, behind in the amount of $9,280.78 as of July 31.

An indictment represents a criminal charge and a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.