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Pike Grand Jury indicts 16

Hector Garcia

July 16, 2012

JULIA ROBERTS GOAD


Staff Writer


PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Several cases of robbery lead the indictments handed down by the Pike County Grand Jury in May.


Commonwealth Attorney Rick Bartley’s office released the following indictments:


Jeffery Holbrook, 28, of Vanlear, was indicted for first degree robbery, using physical force of a instrument to rob Haylee Combs, receiving stolen property, a Taurus handgun, theft by unlawful taking of fishing supplies valued at more than $500 from Walmart, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


Christina Daniels, 28, of Portsmouth, Va., was indicted for theft by unlawful taking of a ring valued at less than $500 from Cornelius Owens, possession of a controlled substance, Xanax, and prescription drugs not in a proper container.


Ryan Tackett, 42, of Campton, and Mike Fields, 27 and Jason Fields, 32, both of Pikeville, were indicted for first degree burglary of the residence of Jarred Justice and second and fourth degree assault of Justice and Gary Huffman.


Charles Branham, Jr., 23, and Chadrick Gibson, 23, both of Pikeville, were indicted were indicted for receiving stolen property, vehicle parts valued at more than $500, from Zebulon Starter. Gibson was also indicted for persistent felony offender.


Joseph Caines, 32, of Pikeville, was indicted for two counts of receiving stolen property, a utility trailer that had been taken from Simplex Company and pipe valued at more than $500 from Elliot’s Construction, and DUI after having been convicted of DUI less than five years earlier, and persistent felony offender.


Tony Boyd, 42, of Harold, was indicted for two counts of receiving stolen property, a generator valued at more than $500 and a hammer drill valued at less than $500, from Pikeville Medical Center.


Barry Price, 47, of Freeburn, was indicted for third offense DUI on a revoked license.


Heather Ratliff, 23, of Pikeville, was indicted for identity theft, using the information of Megan Derossett.


Candice Trivette, 22, of Pikeville, was indicted for theft by deception of funds in excess of $500 from Rite Aid.


Sterl Sullivan, 62, of Ransom, was indicted for receiving stolen property, a Jimenez Arms 9 mm semi-automatic handgun, from Andrew Stepp.


Burling Sullivan, 61, of Ransom, was indicted for promoting contraband into a correctional facility,


Steven Williamson, 44, of Kimper, was indicted for first degree criminal mischief for damages in excess of $1,000 to a vehicle belonging to Birdie Williamson.


Greely Hurley, Sr., 44, of Stopover, was indicted for theft by failure to make a required disposition of property.


The Commonwealth Attorney said an indictment is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.