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Eight named in 10 indictments



Eight people are named in 10 indictments issued by the Letcher County Grand Jury, including a man named in three separate indictments.

Stanley Lee Sexton, 57, of 7759 Hwy. 931 N., Whitesburg, is charged in one indictment with three counts of trafficking in a controlled substance, receiving stolen property, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled substance not in its original container.

The grand jury says Sexton was trafficking in Oxycodone, Hyrdrocodone, and Alprazolam on Sept. 17, 2009. He is also accused of having a stolen Winchester model 120 12- gauge shotgun in his possession.

Letcher County Sheriff ’s Lt. Brian Damron testified in the case.

In a second indictment, Sexton is charged with two counts of traffi cking in a controlled substance, Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, on September 14, 2009.

Letcher County Sheriff Danny Webb testified in the case.

Sexton is accused of trafficking in a controlled substance, Oxycodone, on July 10, 2009 in a third indictment.

Letcher County Sheriff Danny Webb testified in the case.

Others indicted are:

• Pamela L. Holbrook — traffi cking in a controlled substance, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school, possession of a controlled substance not in its original container, use or possession of drug paraphernalia, and public intoxication.

The grand jury says Holbrook, 28, of 719 Salisbury Branch, Dema, was trafficking in cocaine on October 2, 2000, and was in possession of Suboxone, Hydrocodone, and Gabapentin.

Letcher County Sheriff ’s Deputy Timothy Miller testified in the case.

• David Dwight Taylor — operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants (fourth off ense), operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance not in its original container, refusal to submit to chemical testing, and being a persistent felony off ender.

The grand jury says Taylor, 30, of of 46 Orange Drive, Whitesburg, was in possession of Hydrocodone on January 1, 2010, and committed a fourth offense of driving while under the influence of intoxicants.

Kentucky State Trooper Justin Cornett testified in the case.

• Rodney Lee Webb — two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance not in its original container, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, and being a persistent felony offender.

Webb, 42, of 80 GW Drive, Whitesburg, is charged with possession of cocaine and Hydrocodone on October 30, 2009. He is also accused of throwing a crack pipe, a baggie with crack cocaine, a straw, and a Hydrocodone pill on the ground beside his parked vehicle in an attempt to destroy evidence against him.

Letcher County Sheriff ’s Lt. Brian Damron testified in the case.

• Gary Wayne Smith — possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of a methamphetamine precursor, and being a persistent felony off ender.

Smith, 53, of 282 Marlin Drive, Isom, is charged with possession of methamphetamine and with manufacturing methamphetamine.

Letcher County Sheriff ’s Lt. Brian Damron testified in the case.

• Stewart Osborne — public intoxication, resisting arrest, tampering with physical evidence, four counts of terroristic threatening, assault, two counts of criminal mischief, and being a persistent felony off ender.

The grand jury says Osborne, 41, of 7924 Hwy. 119 Eolia, was publicly intoxicated and attempted to prevent Whitesburg Police Captain Justin Gayheart from arresting him on January 16, 2010. He is charged with stabbing Ansley Sexton with a box cutter and with trying to conceal two bottles of a controlled substance and the box cutter. He is also accused of threatening Gayheart, Whitesburg Police Officer Josh Patrick, Letcher County Deputy Jason Bates, and Letcher County Ranger Phillip Slone, and with damaging Gayheart’s uniform pants and jacket and the rear seat of Slone’s police cruiser.

Whitesburg Police Captain Justin Gayheart testified in the case.

• Ellis Dean Adams — complicity to receiving stolen property.

Adams, 50, of 398 Daniels Branch, Whitesburg, is charged with acting alone or in complicity with Timothy Wayne Combs in selling a gasoline-operated Honda industrial pump stolen from Kinzer Drilling Co. to Ferriel Johnson Jr. on October 5, 2009.

Letcher County Sheriff ’s Lt. Brian Damron testified in the case.

• Timothy Wayne Combs — complicity to receiving stolen property.

Combs, 30, of 1050 Low Gap Road, Whitesburg, is charged with acting alone or in complicity with Ellis Dean Adams in selling a gasoline-operated Honda industrial pump stolen from Kinzer Drilling Co. to Ferriel Johnson Jr. on October 5, 2009.

Letcher County Sheriff ’s Lt. Brian Damron testified in the case.


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