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December 12, 2017

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - DEC. 6-12, 2017

written by WADE QUEEN

WHILE ARREST NUMBERS IN LAWRENCE COUNTY WERE AT AN AVERAGE LEVEL IN THE PAST WEEK, COLDER WEATHER IN RECENT DAYS TAMPERED DOWN ARREST NUMBERS ESPECIALLY IN BORDERING COUNTIES IN THE BIG SANDY REGION.

11 PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN THE PAST WEEK. ANOTHER 4 LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS WERE ARRESTED SEPARATELY IN JOHNSON COUNTY IN THE SAME TIME PERIOD.

THERE WERE 84 PEOPLE BOOKED TOTAL FROM 12:01 A.M. DECEMBER 6, 2017 THRU UP TO 6 P.M. DECEMBER 12, AT THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER IN PAINTSVILLE, KENTUCKY.

HERE ARE THE NAMES OF THOSE ARRESTED:



Joann Chapman CollinsJoann Chapman CollinsJoann C. Collins, 49, of Louisa, was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 12:02 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Nicholas T. Hackney5. Nicholas T. HackneyNicholas T. Hackney, 27, of Louisa, was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 4:26 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME.

Nicholas T. Hackney's bond was set at $20,000; Hackney is still lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville as of Tuesday afternoon December 12.



 

 

 

 

 

William W. ChafinWilliam W. ChafinWilliam W. Chafin, 34, of Louisa, was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 6:32 P.M., by sergeant deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • KNOW FRAUDULENTLY USE ID CARD OR ELECTRONIC CODE FOR BENEFITS.

William W. Chafin's bond was set at $5000; Chafin is still lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville as of Tuesday afternoon December 12.



 

 

 

 

Robert D. PowersRobert D. PowersRobert D. Powers, 24, of Louisa, was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 11:43 P.M., by deputy Dwayne Bowen of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 3RD DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED, • PRESCRIPTION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE NOT PROPER CONTAINER 1ST OFFENSE.

Robert D. Powers bond was set at $21,000; Powers is still lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville as of Tuesday afternoon December 12.

 

 

 

 


Paul S. HaackneyPaul S. HaackneyPaul S. Hackney, 27, of Louisa, was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 11:50 P.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME.

Paul S.. Hackney's bond was set at $20,500; Hackney is still lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville as of Tuesday afternoon December 12.

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth A. GreenElizabeth A. GreenElizabeth A. Green, 47, of Louisa was arrested on December 8, 2017, at 4:11 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edith Sue HaddixEdith Sue HaddixEdith Sue Haddix, 49, of Louisa was arrested on December 8, 2017, at 4:22 P.M., by sergeant Ed Cordle of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis J. BoydAlexis J. BoydAlexis J. Boyd, 23, of Louisa, was arrested on December 9, 2017, at 6:17 P.M., by sergeant deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME.



 

 

 

 

 

Megan R. ConnelleyMegan R. ConnelleyMegan R. Connelley, 49, of Louisa was arrested on December 9, 2017, at 7:28 P.M., by sergeant Ed Cordle of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • FUGITIVE FROM ANOTHER STATE - WARRANT REQUIRED.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sierrra D. CaudillSierrra D. CaudillSierrra D. Caudill, 32, of Louisa was arrested on December 11, 2017, at 6:49 P.M., by a trooper of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • KNOWINGLY FRAUDULENTLY USE ID CARD OR ELECTRONIC CODE FOR BENEFITS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua A. LaneyJoshua A. LaneyJoshua A. Laney, 36, of Louisa; was arrested on December 11, 2017, at 9:49 P.M., by patrolman officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • SERVING PAROLE VIOLATION WARRANT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jimmy TackettJimmy TackettJimmy Tackett, 48, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested in Johnson County on December 7, 2017, at 10:22 P.M., by officer Keith Maynard of the Paintsville Police Department, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE), • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 3RD DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED, • PRESCRIPTION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE NOT PROPER CONTAINER 1ST OFFENSE.



 

 

 

Brittany H. LoweBrittany H. LoweBrittany H. Lowe, 34, of Louisa, was taken into custody and booked in Johnson County on December 8, 2017, at 7:00 P.M., by a trooper of the Kentucky State Police-Post #9-Pikeville, to served a guiltily plea sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

Joe E. GilliamJoe E. GilliamJoe E. Gilliam, 53, of Martha, Kentucky; was arrested in Johnson County on December 8, 2017, at 7:52 P.M., by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - Conversation Officer, Robert Owens, and was charged with: • CARELESS DRIVING, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST.

Joe E. Gilliam's bond was set at $2000; for which Gilliam has posted and since has been released.



 

 

 

 

Jimmy R. CastleJimmy R. CastleJimmy R. Castle, 40, of Lomansville, Kentucky; was arrested in Johnson County on December 8, 2017, at 10:22 P.M., by officer Zachary Mitchell of the Paintsville Department, and was charged with: • REAR LICENSE NOT ILLUMINATED • NO BRAKE LIGHTS (PASSENGER VEHICLES), • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • SERVING 3 SEPARATE WARRANTS (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY).


Jimmy R. Castle's bond was set at $17,000; Castle is still lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville as of Tuesday afternoon December 12.

 

December 11, 2017

Louisa City Council
Agenda
December 12, 2017--7:00pm
Louisa City Hall

 

  • Call to order.
  • Pledge of allegiance and Prayer.
  • Mayor comments.
  • Old Business
  • Approve minutes for meetings November 14, 2017.
  • Approve second reading of Ordinance 12-02-A, “Amendment to the
  • Ordinance Relating to Garbage Collection and Rates”.
  • Approve first reading of Ordinance 2017-05-1A, “Amendment of Ordinance
  • Relating to Compensation of City Employees Pursuant to KRS 83A.070”.
  • Approve MOA with Department for Local Government.—Energy Savings Grant.
  • New Business
  • Property Acquisition.
  • Police Vehicles.
  • Council comments.
  • Audience comments
  • Executive session.
  • Adjourn.

December 9, 2017

Drug ring members could get 20 years each...

EPIC BUST!! 19 LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS INDICTED BY GRAND JURY ON ORGANIZED CRIME & DRUG CHARGES, REVEALING THE SINGLE LARGEST DRUG DEALING ENTERPRISE IN LAWRENCE CO. HISTORY

GROUP WAS BRINGING IN METH AND VARIOUS OTHER NARCOTICS FROM OUT OF STATE AND ACROSS THE STATE FROM LOUISVILLE, FEDERAL CHARGES MAY BE LURKING NEXT

Several indictments handed down Friday by a Lawrence Co. Grand Jury are linked to the same Organized Crime Ring, a Lawrence Co. Sheriff's dept. release said. Nineteen mostly Lawrence Countians (two were from Pike Co., Ky and one from W.Va.) were charged for conspiring to Traffic In A Controlled Substance on a continued basis and are now looking at a sentence of up to 20 years in prison, some who are repeat offenders are also charged with Persistent Felony Offender which could enhance their sentence significantly.

Here is the list of those charged this month:

 


Prince StevensPrince StevensPrince M. Stevens, 25 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted By The Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (Class B Felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas T. HackneyNicholas T. HackneyNicholas Hackney, 27 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted By The Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (Class B Felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul HackneyPaul HackneyPaul Timothy Shane Hackney, 35 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by The Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (Class B Felony) Penalty: 10 To 20 Years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis J. BoydAlexis J. BoydAlexis J. Boyd, 23 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Matthew R. Caudill Matthew R. CaudillMatthew R. Caudill, 35 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaitlin RoopKaitlin RoopKatlin R. Roop, 24 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years and Persistent Felony Offender in the 2nd Degree (enhancement). Bond set at $25,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian A. RoopBrian A. RoopBrian A. Roop, 31 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years and Persistent Felony Offender in the 2nd Degree (enhancement). Bond set at $25,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeremy VanoverJeremy VanoverJeramie Vanover, 40 of Catlettsburg, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years and Persistent Felony Offender in the 2nd Degree (enhancement). Bond set at $25,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joey L. ThomasJoey L. ThomasJoey Lee Thomas, 31 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years and Persistent Felony Offender in the 2nd Degree (enhancement). Bond set at $25,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shawn A. FitzpatrickShawn A. FitzpatrickShawn Fitzpatrick, 22 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years and Persistent Felony Offender in the 2nd Degree (enhancement). Bond set at $25,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joann Chapman CollinsJoann Chapman CollinsJoann Chapman Collins, 49 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert D. PowersRobert D. PowersRobert D. Powers, 24 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Johnny W. GibsonJohnny W. GibsonJohnny W. Gibson, 44 of Pikeville, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zachary GibsonZachary GibsonZachary W. Gibson, 22 of Pikeville, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broderick N. CyrusBroderick N. CyrusBroderick N. Cyrus, 40 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda ThomasAmanda ThomasAmanda B. Thomas, 35 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keith A. PenixKeith A. PenixKeith A. Penix, 26 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Randy T. JusticeRandy T. JusticeRandy T. Justice, 38 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jasmine MullinsJasmine MullinsJasmine I. Mullins, 21 of Fort Gay, WV. Indicted by the Grand Jury For Engaging In Organized Crime (class B felony) Penalty: 10 to 20 years. Bond set for $20,000.

 

 

 

 

The Grand Jury charges that from August 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017 in Lawrence County the above named defendants committed the offense of Engaging In Organized Crime by knowingly and unlawfully committing or in the commission of, the offense of Trafficking In A Controlled Substance In The 1st° on a continuing basis with four or more individuals.

 

Other GJ Indictments handed up:


no photo available clip art 24455no photo available clip art 24455Melissa Frazier-Allen, 37 of Ashland, Ky. Indicted on FALSE/MISREPRESENTATION/STATEMENTS to Obtain Welfare Benefits (class D felony) Penalty: 1 to 5 years

The grand jury charges that on or before September 1, 2013 through September 30, 2016 the defendant knowingly and unlawfully misrepresented statements to obtain welfare benefits with the intent to defraud, made a false statement or misrepresentation or by other means failed to disclose a material fact used in determining the persons qualification to receive benefits and or any assistance program, or with the intent to defraud, failed to report a change in the factors affecting the persons eligibility for benefits, resulting in overpayment of $18,523.

 

02. William W. Chafin02. William W. ChafinWilliam Chafin, 29 of Louisa, Ky. Indicted on Fraudulent Use Of A Credit Card (class D felony) Penalty: 1 to 5 years

The grand jury charges that on July 8, 2017 through September 18, 2017 the defendant committed the offense by knowingly and unlawfully misappropriating or attempting to misappropriate of food stamp authorization to purchase card, food stamp identification card or a Medicaid identification card or misappropriate other benefits from any program with which the person has been assigned responsibility, nor shall the person knowingly fail to report any of these activities.

 

 

 

 

April Ann HarperApril Ann HarperApril Harper, 33 Louisa, Ky. Indicted On Fraudulent Use Of An EBT Card (class D felony), Possession Of A Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree (class D felony) Penalty: 1 to 5 years and Theft By Unlawful Taking (shoplifting) (class D felony) Penalty 1-5 years and Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree (misdemeanor)

The Grand Jury charges that on September 18, 2017 the defendant knowingly and unlawfully misappropriating or attempting to misappropriate of food stamp authorization to purchase card, food stamp identification card or a Medicaid identification card or misappropriate other benefits from any program in which the person has been a as signed responsibility, nor shall the person fail to report any activities, the defendant possessed a schedule II controlled substance, namely hydrocodone and knowingly and unlawfully taking $39.82 worth of items from Walmart of Louisa Kentucky. Bond is $5000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherry Bowen copySherry Bowen copySherry Bowen, 31 of Louisa Kentucky Indicted on Fraudulent Use of a EBT Card (class D felony) Penalty: 1 to 5 years

The grand jury charges that on September 18, 2017 the defendant knowingly and unlawfully misappropriating or attempting to misappropriate a food stamp authorization to purchase card, food stamp identification card or a Medicaid identification card or misappropriate other benefits from any program with which the person has been assigned responsibility, nor shall the person knowingly fail to report any of these activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lillian PerryLillian Perry

Lillian C. Perry, 37 of Louisa Kentucky Indicted on Fraudulent Use of a EBT Card (class D felony) Penalty: 1 to 5 years.

The grand jury charges that on September 18, 2017 the defendant knowingly and unlawfully misappropriating or attempting to misappropriate a food stamp authorization to purchase card, food stamp identification card or a Medicaid identification card or misappropriate other benefits from any program with which the person has been assigned responsibility, nor shall the person knowingly fail to report any of these activities. Bond is $5000.

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An indictment is not proof of guilt or innocence, but a charge that there is enough evidence to take the matter to trial.

 

 

 

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