Grand Jury returns indictments for escapee, 19 others
The Estill County Grand Jury returned indictments for 20 people last week including one for Daniel Patterson charging him with first degree robbery.
The grand jury charges that Patterson, 34, of Hope Estates, robbed the Cash Express on Richmond Road with a metal pipe. Patterson stole $2,919.56. First degree robbery is a Class B felony.
Patterson was also recently charged with second degree escape for escaping custody while being transported from Clark County Detention Center for an EPO hearing in Estill County.
Patterson allegedly picked the lock to his handcuffs, kicked off his shoes and fled toward Richmond in a stolen Dodge pick-up truck earlier this month.
He was arrested days later in Knox County outside the home of his parents Phyllis and Daniel Patterson, Sr. The case has been waived to the grand jury.
Clara Donahue, 69, of Walton Road, is charged with first degree wanton endangerment. According to the indictment, Donahue fired a gun 20-feet above an 11-year-old boy. First degree wanton endangerment is a Class D felony.
Gregory Morris, 44, of Pea Ridge Road, is charged with six counts including first degree cruelty to animals. The indictment states Morris was in possession of 70 Klonopin, marijuana and six hydrocodone pills when police searched his home. Police also found a scale and rolling papers.
Police were initially alerted because an anonymous caller reported there was dog fighting and potentially a dead dog at Morris’ home. Police found several bloody and injured Pit Bulls and a dead chicken.
Morris is charged with third degree possession of a controlled substance, second degree possession of a controlled substance,
; first degree cruelty to animals, a Class D felony; possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misedemeanor, and second degree cruelty to animals, a Class A misdemeanor.
Tim Bishop, 19, of Noland Court, and Eddie Sizemore, 19, of Walnut Grove, are each charged with five counts.
According to the indictment, Bishop and Sizemore stole items valued at $800 from the home of Ida Murphy and had a juvenile stand watch and later sell the stolen items.
They are charged with second degree burglary, a Class C felony; receiving stolen property under $10,000, a Class D felony, and two counts of third degree unlawful transaction with a minor, a Class A misdemeanor.
Sherry Hoover, 50, Leighton Road, Walter Murphy, 37, Leighton Road, and Robbie Shannon Young, 29, Leighton Road, are each charged with cultivation of marijuana, five plants or more. The three allegedly planted and harvested 143 marijuana plants with the intent to sell.
Hoover and McKinney are also charged with third degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree trafficking in a controlled substance and second degree trafficking in a controlled substance for having 38 diazepam, 51 oxycodone pills and 12 hydrocodone pills.
Gary Lee Rogers, 50, of Kings Mountain, is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving with a DUI suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident.
Justin Shearer, 24, of Old Fox Road, is charged with theft by unlawful taking for using a credit card belonging to Utility Partners of American for $2,668.
Jason Newton, 25, of Church House Hill, is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, for having in his possession supplies needed to produce meth.
Kevin Tipton, 54, of Raintree Court, is charged with retaliating against a participant in a legal process, third degree terroristic threatening and second degree stalking.
Tipton made threats against Divorce Lawyer William Trude and sent threatening text messages to his mother- and sister-in-law.
Joshua Back, 30, of Clay City, Terry Abshear, 27, of Clay City, and Jennifer Danae Puckett, 28, of Sugar Hollow Road, were indicted on separate counts related to an armed robbery that took place in May.
Back and Abshear are each charged with first degree robbery for entering the home of Sheila Begley armed with a gun. The men stole $1,100 in cash, medication and credit cards from Begley’s purse.
Puckett is charged with first degree complicity to robbery for transporting the men after the robbery.
Ralden Mansfield, 33, of Stacy Lane, is charged with first degree robbery, public intoxication and three count of fourth degree assault. According to the indictment, Mansfield kicked in Danny Parson’s door armed with a .357 Smith & Wesson pistol. He demanded Parson pay him money he owed Mansfield’s father. Mansfield picked up a 40-inch television with the intention to steal it, but dropped it.
In the process of the robbery, he caused physical injury to Parsons, Kathy Parsons and a juvenile in the home.
Jaqueline Renee Murphy, 46, of Cedar Grove, and Dana Hoover, 61, of Sugar Hollow Road, are charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance and buying or possessing drug parphernalia.
Frankie Scott Young, 43, of Leighton Road, and Lester Reed, of Gordon Road (not birthday provided), are charged in connection with a burglary at the home of Doug and Lisa Pinion.
Young is charged with first degree burglary and possession of a firearm by convicted felon for breaking into the home Pinion’s home and stealing copper wiring and other household items including guns.
Reed is charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000 for having several of the items stolen from the Pinion’s in his home.
Bobby White, 29, is charged with wanton endangerment for pulling a gun from his pocket that caused physical injury to his brother when he attempted to grab it from him.
Jeremy Glynn Tipton, 36, South Winn Avenue, is charged with 15 counts related to the theft of seven checks belonging to his mother Barbara Mink. Tipton forged his mother’s name on several of the checks.
He is charged with theft by unlawful taking, seven counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second degree persistent felony offender.