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December 20, 2017

Routine business was dispatched quickly at Tuesday morning's Lawrence Co. Fiscal Court meeting with the naming of new members to various committees chief among the fiscal court's business.

 

Here's a brief wrap-up:


*  Approved minutes of the November 21st, 2017 Meeting

*  Approved 2nd Reading of Budget Amendment # 3

*  Approved Treasurers Request

*  Approved Bills

*  Accepted Treasurer’s Report

 

*  Appointed Member to the LC Bd. Of Adjustments -- John McNabb. Motion by John J. Lemaster, second by Rick Blackburn.

*  Approved the Lease Between LC Fiscal Court and No Limits Fitness LLC... Motion John J. Lemaster, second Rick Blackburn.

*  Approved Proclamation recognizing Jan. 21-27, 2018 Lawrence County School Choice Week. Motion Rick Blackburn, second Earl Boggs.

*  Authorized Clerk to Advertise for bids for Surplus Property

*  Judge/Exec. Osborne appointed and the court agreed on two members to LC Planning and Zoning Bd. -- Tom Parker and John Wellman. Motion by Rick Blackburn, second Earl Boggs.

*  Judge/Exec. John Osborne appointed  two members to LC Cemetery Bd.-- Jane Branham and John McNabb. Motion John J. Lemaster , second Morris Howard.

*  Judge/Exec. John Osborne appointed one member to the Fred M. Vinson Comm. Board. -- Lilly Vinson.  Motion Rick Blackburn, second Earl Boggs.

Public Comments - Osborne told the court of a request to reduce the speed limit on Deer Creek Rd. to 25 mph. The court unanimously agreed after motion by John J. Lemaster, second by Earl Boggs.

 



December 19, 2017

DECEMBER 19, 2017 - written by WADE QUEEN

EIGHT PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN THE PAST SIX DAY PERIOD. ANOTHER TWO LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS WERE ARRESTED IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES, (ONE IN BOYD COUNTY, AND ONE IN JOHNSON COUNTY).

THE NAMES AND CRIMINAL CHARGES OF THOSE INDIVIDUALS ARE THE FOLLOWING:

 

Shelly M. TriplettShelly M. TriplettShelly M. Triplett, 33, of Louisa, was arrested on December 13, 2017, at 8:03 P.M., by patrolman officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.



 

 

 

 

 

Jason JacobsJason JacobsJason Jacobs, 43, of Ashland, Kentucky; was arrested on December 14, 2017, at 12:42 P.M., by trooper Craig Morella of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • SPEEDING 26 MPH OR > SPEED LIMIT, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE, • FAILURE TO SURRENDER REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristen SheltonKristen SheltonKristen Shelton, 27, of Fort Gay, West Virginia; was arrested on December 14, 2017, at 4:15 P.M., by sergeant deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500, • PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (EXCLUDES ALCOHOL).

Shelton's bond was set at $750.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeremy Vanover Jr.Jeremy Vanover Jr.Jeremy Vanover Jr., 40, of Louisa, was arrested on December 14, 2017, at 11:26 P.M., by deputy Mack Wilhite of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME, • PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II, • THEFT OF SERVICES.

Vanover's bond was set at $25,248; Vanover is still lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville as of Tuesday afternoon December 19.



 

 

 

 

 

Eugene CochranEugene CochranEugene Cochran, 29, of Louisa, was arrested on December 15, 2017, at 1:00 P.M., by patrolman officer Steven Wilburn of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/ DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.



 

 

 

 

 

Lillian N. PerryLillian N. PerryLillian N. Perry, 37, of Louisa, was arrested on December 15, 2017, at 10:44 P.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • KNOW FRAUDULENTLY USE ID CARD OR ELECTRONIC CODE FOR BENEFITS ( 2 SEPARATE CHARGE COUNTS ).

 

 

 

 

 

 


Verlin K BryantVerlin K BryantVerlin K Bryant, 36, of Louisa, was arrested on December 16, 2017, at 10:21 A.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD.



 

 

 

 

 

Richard RobertsonRichard RobertsonRichard Robertson, 45, of Louisa, was arrested on December 18, 2017, at 11:07 A.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE.



 

 

 

 

 

Joe E. GilliamJoe E. GilliamJoe E. Gilliam, 53, of Martha, Kentucky; was taken into custody and booked in Johnson County on December 15, 2017, at 5:29 P.M., by deputy Rohr of the Johnson County Sheriff Department, to served a guiltily plea sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

Sheridan J. FrazierSheridan J. FrazierSheridan J. Frazier, 25, of Louisa, was arrested in Boyd County on December 18, 2017, at 12:42 P.M., by trooper Craig Morella of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • SPEEDING 11 MPH OVER LIMIT, • ONE HEADLIGHT, • POSSESSION OF OPEN ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTAINER IN MOTOR VEHICLE PROHIBITED, • FAILURE TO NOTIFY ADDRESS CHANGE TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

 

 

DECEMBER 16, 2017

DECEMBER 16, 2017 - written by WADE QUEEN

MARTIN COUNTY ARREST LIST - DECEMBER 7-15, 2017

TWO DOZEN (24) INDIVIDUALS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY DURING THE LAST 9 DAY PERIOD

The following persons were booked on various charges this week:

Joseph CopleyJoseph CopleyJoseph Copley, 23, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 12:05 A.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

Joseph Copley bond was set at $500.



 

 

 

 

 

Cheryl RobareCheryl RobareCheryl Robare, 34, of Wayne, West Virginia; was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 12:26 P.M., by deputy Eddie Stepp of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR.

 

 

 

 

Jeffery A. MooreJeffery A. MooreJeffery A. Moore, 34, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 7, 2017 at 2:46 P.M., by officer Ward of the Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole, and was charged with: • PAROLE VIOLATION (FOR TECHNICAL VIOLATION).

Jeffery A. Moore, 34, was arrested 3 days earlier on December 4, 2017, at 11:37 P.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tommy K JohnsonTommy K JohnsonTommy K. Johnson Jr., 34, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 7, 2017, at 11:15 P.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • PRESCRIPTION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE NOT IN PROPER CONTAINER 1ST OFFENSE.

Johnson's bond was set at $5000.

Tommy K. Johnson Jr., was arrested 2 days earlier on December 5, 2017, at 1:57 A.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 3RD DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED, • PRESCRIPTION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE NOT IN PROPER CONTAINER 1ST OFFENSE, • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR.



 

 

 

 

 

Kassandra HamiltonKassandra HamiltonKassandra Hamilton, 25, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 8, 2017, at 12:34 P.M., by deputy Paul Evans of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/ INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES) 1ST OFFENSE, • IMPROPER REGISTRATION PLATE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ada R. PreeceAda R. PreeceAda R. Preece, 25, of Louisville, Kentucky; was arrested on December 8, 2017, at 12:47 P.M., by deputy Paul Evans of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (DRUG UNSPECIFIED) • UNAUTHORIZED PARKING IN A HANDICAPPED ZONE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terry M. EvansTerry M. EvansTerry M. Evans, 30, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 8, 2017, at 4:34 P.M., by trooper Mike Goble of the Kentucky State Police-Post #9-Pikeville, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL /DRUGS/ ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • FAILURE TO NOTIFY ADDRESS CHANGE TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, • IMPROPER EQUIPMENT.



 

 

 

 

 

Brenda K. DavisBrenda K. DavisBrenda K. Davis, 52, of Warfield, Kentucky; was booked on December 8, 2017, at 6:09 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 


Lori A. ChampanLori A. ChampanLori A. Champan, 39, of Inez, Kentucky; was booked on December 8, 2017, at 6:06 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

Robbie J. BlevinsRobbie J. BlevinsRobbie J. Blevins, 24, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 8, 2017, at 10:37 P.M., by Constable Brad Preece , and was charged with: • DRIVING ON DUI SUSPENDED LICENSE -1ST OFFENSE, • REAR LICENSE NOT ILLUMINATED.

Blevins's bond was set at $1000.



 

 

 

 

James R. HornJames R. HornJames R. Horn, 39, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 9, 2017, at 10:25 P.M., by deputy M. Adams of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.



 

 

 

 

 

Roy DavisRoy DavisRoy Davis, 47, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 10, 2017, at 12:30 A.M., by deputy M. Adams of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shaunda CrumShaunda CrumShaunda Crum, 31, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 10, 2017, at 5:03 A.M., by deputy Jamey Kidd of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (EXCLUDES ALCOHOL).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelly R. ClickKelly R. ClickKelly R. Click, 35, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 12, 2017, at 12:35 A.M., by Sheriff John H. Kirk the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING WARRANT (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY), • PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE).



 

 

 

 

 

Misty DelongMisty DelongMisty Delong, 49, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 12, 2017, at 2:49 A.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (< 2 GRAMS HEROIN) - [ 2 SEPARATE CHARGE COUNTS ].

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis B. HornDennis B. HornDennis B. Horn, 43, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 12, 2017, at 7:28 P.M., by deputy Paul Evans of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shannon Dwayne DavisShannon Dwayne DavisShannon Dwayne Davis, 39, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 12, 2017, at 7:28 P.M., by Constable Brad Preece, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Lee KirkJoshua Lee KirkJoshua Lee Kirk, 36, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on December 14, 2017, at 10:29 P.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 

 

 

 

 

Jeremy J. ColemanJeremy J. ColemanJeremy J. Coleman, 42, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 15, 2017, at 12:47 A.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • BAIL JUMPING 1ST DEGREE ( 2 SEPARATE CHARGE COUNTS ), • FAILURE TO APPEAR ( 3 SEPARATE CHARGE COUNTS ).

Coleman's bond was set at $5000 each on the two 1st degree bail jumping charges for a total of $10,000; and was denied bail on the 3 failure to appear changes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristin SloneKristin SloneKristin Slone, 21, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 15, 2017, at 2:39 P.M., by Sheriff John H. Kirk the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE, • DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2ND DEGREE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crystal Ann AdkinsCrystal Ann AdkinsCrystal Ann Adkins, 33, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on December 15, 2017, at 5:02 P.M., by deputy Michael Housinger of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD.



 

 

 

 

Brenda K. DavisBrenda K. DavisBrenda K. Davis, 52, of Warfield, Kentucky; was booked on December 15, 2017, at 5:32 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

Herman J. EndicottHerman J. EndicottHerman J. Endicott, 46, of Inez, Kentucky; was booked on December 15, 2017, at 5:56 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 


Lori A. ChampanLori A. ChampanLori A. Champan, 39, of Inez, Kentucky; was booked on December 15, 2017, at 6:16 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherry ONealSherry ONealSherry O'Neal, 43, of Sandy Hook, Kentucky; was booked on December 15, 2017, at 6:17 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Keith HammondStephen Keith HammondStephen Keith Hammond, 24, of Inez, Kentucky; was booked on December 15, 2017, at 8:36 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department,to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

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