PIKEVILLE, Ky. - The following list of indictments rendered by the Grand Jury has been released by Commonwealth Attorney Rick Bartley.
Steven Staton, 58, of Forest Hills Rd. in Belfry, Ky. was indicted on charges of theft by failure to make required disposition of property, a Class C Felony. Zachary Staton, 24, also of Forest Hills Road in Belfry, was indicted on the same charges.
The charges stemmed from the two defendants allegedly obtaining equipment and strap equipment in the amount of $10,000 or more, upon an agreement or subject to a known legal obligation to make a specified payment or disposition and then did intentionally deal with said property as his own and thus failed to make the required disposition, or in complicity with each other in so doing.
Barry McClanahan, Jr., 19, of Magestic and Zachary New, 19, of Phelps, were indicted on charges of 1st degree burglary (Class B Felony) and theft by unlawful taking (Class D Felony) after they allegedly knowingly and unlawfully entered or remained in the dwelling of Jackie D. Smith with intent to commit a crime therein, and when effecting entry or while in the dwelling were armed with a deadly weapon.
The two men are said to have stolen firearms, jewelry, computers, cell phones, sound equipment, cigarettes, stereos, lighters and food items valued at more than $5,000 from the residence, which belonged to Smith and to the Phelps One Stop.
Kevin Adkins, “aka Pork”, 34, of McCarr, and David Boyd, 36, also of McCarr, were indicted by the grand jury on charges of two counts of assault, 2nd degree, which is a Class C Felony.
The defendants are accused of striking, kicking and cutting Paul Bowen, Sr. with their hands, feet and/or a dangerous instrument causing physical injury. The perpetrators are then said to have inflicted the same types of injuries to Paul Bowen, Jr., who came to the defense of his father.
Danny Joe Sincell, 32, of Phelps, was indicted on a single charge of theft by theft by unlawful taking (Class D Felony) after he allegedly unlawfully took or exercised control of 29 rifles and shotguns belonging to James Coleman.
Carlton Randy Mullins, 51, of Raccoon Creek, has been indicted on one count of theft by deception (Class D Felony) after he is said to have created or reinforced a false impression that he would lay block for Michael Arnett and then did fail and refuse to do so, converting and retaining funds in excess of $500.
Harlan Damron, 29, of Robinson Creek, was indicted on a single count of receiving stolen property, which is a Class D Felony. Damron allegedly received, retained and then disposed of a 2008 Yamaha ATV valued over $500, which had been stolen from Justin Bradford.
Jason Clevenger, 41, of Elkhorn City, was indicted on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of more than .08, 4th offense, a Class D Felony. Clevenger was found guilty of similar charges in 2008, 2009 and in 2010.
Dallas Michael Wolford, 44, of Phelps, was indicted by the grand jury on a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, which is classified as a Class C Felony.
Eric Wolford, 31, of Freeburn, has been indicted on charges of assault, 4th degree and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Wolford had committed the crime of assault, 4th degree, against Melinda Hurley in August of this year.
Justin D. Bryant, 28, of Pikeville, was indicted on a single count of promoting contraband, 1st degree, a Class D Felony. Bryant is said to have knowingly introduced dangerous contraband (syringes) into a detention facility.
Jason Charles, 35, of Pikeville, was indicted on one count of flagrant nonsupport (Class D Felony). The defendant allegedly failed to provide support for his minor child for which he was under duty to do so by the court. Arrearage for such nonsupport now totals more than $1,000, with no record of payment for the last six months.
Andy Robinson II, 37, of Shelbiana, has been indicted for reasons of flagrant nonsupport totaling more than $1,000.
Editor’s Note: An Indictment is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.