Estill County Grand Jury returns indictments
The Estill County Grand Jury returned indictments on March 6 that included one for an adult who allegedly allowed juveniles to smoke pot at her home.
Stacy Camden, 32, of Sand Hill Road, was indicted for one count of endangering the welfare of a minor, one count of public intoxication by a controlled substance and one count of unlawful transaction with a minor. All the charges stemmed from an incident that allegedly occurred at her home on July 18, 2011.
The indictment states that Camden refused to exercise reasonable diligence in the control of a child to prevent it from being neglected and that she was intoxicated in a public place, both Class A misdemeanors; and that she caused the minor to engage in criminal behavior constituting a felony, which is a Class D felony.
Estill Deputy Sheriff Randy Farthing appeared as a witness.
Brian S. Roberts, 26, of Manchester was indicted for fourth degree assault for allegedly causing physical injury to Susan D. Puckett on Jan. 27, a Class A misdemeanor. He is also charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, first offense for exercising control over a vehicle without the consent of the owner, a Class D felony.
Irvine Division of Police Officer Ken Brandenburg appeared as a witness.
Brandon Crowe, 18, of Rice Station Road, was indicted on one count of first degree wanton endangerment for allegedly shooting his father in the leg on Feb. 3.
Jarrod Smith appeared as a witness.
Eric Springborn, 30, of Broadway was indicted on one count of second degree wanton endangerment for his alleged conduct towards another person, a Class A misdemeanor, on Jan. 15. He is also accused of third degree criminal mischief, a Class B misdemeanor, on the same date.
The indictment states that Springborn intentionally threw knives at Tommy Dotson and Larry Dotson,
Officer Brandenburg appeared as a witness.
Four people were indicted on several drug related charges. The person with the most counts, 16, is Jeffrey S. Back, 42, of South Irvine Road. His indictments include eight counts of possession of a controlled substance, not in its original container.. The court papers state that on March 5, Back had a bottle containing Suboxone, a full bar of one milgram Xanax, a full bar of two milligram Xanax and four Clonazepam pills. Three of the counts are for unspecified drugs.
He is also charged with one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, a syringe.
Back was also indicted for no or expired registration plates and receipt, license to be in possession, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and improper equipment on his motor vehicle for a busted tail light. All the charges are misdemeanors. Kentucky State Police Trooper Donnie Foley appeared as a witness.
Danny Ray Angel, 48, of Church Street was indicted on four counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of prescription not in its proper container, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, one count of receiving stolen property for having in his possession, a street sign which belonged to the City of Irvine, and one count of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance. All offenses allegedly occurred on Jan. 7.
Irvine Police Chief Brad Smith appeared as a witness.
Krista Newton, 23, of Wisemantown Road was indicted on one count of possession of a controlled substance for having in her possession a 30 miligram Oxycodone tablet, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia for a possession three syringes, and one count of prescription not in its original container for having one-half an Oxycodone in its proper container, all on Dec. 6, 2011.
Chief Smith appeared as a witness.
Leslie D. Kendall, 27, of Winchester Road, was indicted on one count of public intoxication of a controlled substance (excludes alcohol) and one count of controlled substance prescription not in a proper container for allegedly having in her possession Aug. 17, 2011, three Oxycodone pills, five Promethazine, one Tramadol, one Methcabanol in an Oxycodone pill bottle.
Officer Brandenburg appeared as a witness.
Two men and one woman were indicted for theft.
Robert P. Langley, 42, and Jessica Martin, 31, of Martin Lane were indicted on one count each of theft by unlawful taking for allegedly stealing and pawning a Dell laptop computer and an air conditioner which belonged to Ralph Martin valued at more than $1,000, a Class D felony.
Estill Deputy Sheriff Karl Rifenbark appeared as a witness.
Dewayne Townsend, 41, of Winchester was indicted on one count of theft by unlawful taking for allegedly removing several items valued at $12,800 , that didn’t belong to him. This is a Class D felony.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Charles Brandenburg appeared as a witness.