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Grand jury indicts 18 more



The Letcher Grand Jury has named six people in indictments charging them with introducing dangerous contraband into the Letcher County Detention Center on October 18.

Charged with complicity to promoting contraband (first degree) are Randall Napier, 31, of 274 Blackey Drive, Isom; Jessica Maggard, 32, of 245 Crab Tree Road, Redfox; Tracy Ann Waddell, 39, of 444 Cleo Loop, Mayking; Melissa Ann Osborne, 48, of P.O. Box 301, Pound, Va.; Evan D. Osborne of 553 Oak Avenue NW, Norton, Va.; and Charles Osborne, 20, of 7924 Hwy. 1195, Eolia.

Napier is also charged with being a persistent felony offender (first degree).

The grand jury says 1-1/2 Suboxone strips were concealed in clothing left at the front desk of the jail by Jessica Maggard. Maggard is accused of telling the deputy jailer on duty to deliver the clothing to Napier, an inmate of the jail.

Letcher County Deputy Jailer Ben Fields testified in the cases.

Also named in indictments by the grand jury are:

• Christopher R. Halcomb — Sexual abuse (first degree), unlawful transaction with a minor (third degree) and being a persistent felony offender.

Halcomb, 29, of 16867 Hwy. 160, Linefork, is charged with subjecting a 13-year-old girl to sexual contact. He is also accused of allowing a 12-year-old to drive an automobile.

Kentucky State Police Det. Joe Dials testified in the case.

• Michael Lyn Caudill — sexual abuse (first degree) and sodomy (third degree).

The grand jury says Caudill, 46, of Box 141, 42 Dove Lane, Millstone, subjected a female minor to sexual contact and deviate sexual intercourse on October 1.

Captain Marcus K. Terry of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Office testified in the case.

• Amy Lynn Sexton — receiving stolen property (valued at more than $500 but less than $10,000).

Sexton, 33, of 151 Jefferson St., Blackey, is accused of possessing a 2008 Joyner dune buggy on July 28 which had been stolen from Shelby Collins.

Dr. Shelby Collins and Kentucky State Trooper Scott Caudill testified in the case.

• Randy Curtis Halcomb — Three counts of burglary (third degree), theft by unlawful taking of property valued at $500 or more, theft by unlawful taking of property valued at $500 or less, criminal mischief (second degree), fleeing or evading police (second degree, on foot), resisting arrest, carrying concealed deadly weapon and public intoxication (excludes alcohol).

The grand jury says Halcomb, 34, of 19356 Hwy. 160, Linefork, entered a barn owned by Marvin Ingram at 924 Defeated Creek Road, Linefork; a truck owned by Michael Paul Barker, also at 924 Defeated Creek Road, Linefork, and an automobile owned by Keith Smith at 1470 Defeated Creek Road, Linefork, on August 28 with the intent to commit a crime.

Halcomb is accused of taking property belonging to Ingram valued at $500 or more and property belonging to Barker valued at less than $500. He is also charged with damaging the ignition and starter wiring in Smith’s automobile in an attempt to take the vehicle.

Halcomb is charged with disobeying a direction to stop from Kentucky State Police Troopers Bruce Kelly and Adam Hall, and with fleeing the police officers and threatening to use physical force against the troopers.

The grand jury says Halcomb was carrying a set a brass knuckles and was under the influence of a controlled substance.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Adam Hall testified in the case.

• Clinton Dale Fleming — criminal complicity to receiving stolen property valued at $500 or more and being a persistent felony offender (second degree).

Fleming, 35, of 648 Yonts Fork, Jackhorn, is charged with acting with Joseph Scott Ingram and Bradley A. Johnson in possessing musical equipment on Nov. 21 which was stolen from the residence of Michael Potter.

Kentucky State Trooper Scott Caudill testified in the case.

• Bradley Allen Johnson— criminal complicity to receiving stolen property valued at $500 or more and being a persistent felony offender (first degree).

Johnson, 30, of 548 Yonts Fork, Jackhorn, is charged with acting with Joseph Scott Ingram and Clinton Dale Fleming in possessing musical equipment on Nov. 21 which was stolen from the residence of Michael Potter.

Kentucky State Trooper Scott Caudill testified in the case.

• Joseph Scott Ingram — criminal complicity to receiving stolen property valued at $500 or more and hindering prosecution (second degree).

Ingram, 25, of 744 Apple Tree Branch, Deane, is charged with acting with Bradley A. Johnson and Clinton Dale Fleming in possessing musical equipment on Nov. 21 which was stolen from the residence of Michael Potter. He is also accused of rendering assistance to Johnson, who he knew was being sought by police.

Kentucky State Trooper Scott Caudill testified in the case.

• Tyler W. Collins — Receiving stolen property valued at $500 or more.

Collins, 19, of 1474 Little Dry Fork, Whitesburg, is charged with possessing a 2004 Honda CRF 250 dirt bike on August 15 which had been stolen from April Kiser and her son.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Michael Burton testified in the case.

• Claude Hall Jr. — criminal mischief (second degree).

The grand jury says Hall, 28, of 396 Abaco Court, Whitesburg, damaged the rear window of a pickup truck belonging to Joseph Edward Pack on August 27 by throwing a tire iron at the truck as Pack sped away in the truck after shooting the defendant with a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun.

Kentucky State Trooper Josh Huff testified in the case.

• Phillip Ray Tackett — Promoting contraband (first degree) and being a persistent felony offender.

Tackett, 42, of 160 High St., Jenkins, is accused of possessing a razor while an inmate in the Letcher County Jail.

Letcher County Deputy Jailer Roger Eldridge testified in the case.

• Chandra N. Fisher — Alcohol intoxication, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct (second degree) and assault (third degree, police officer).

Fisher, 19, of P.O. Box 231, Mayking, is charged with appearing in a public place on October 18 while under the influence of alcohol and with attempting to prevent Jenkins Police Officer Thomas A. Bormes from arresting her. She is also accused of violent behavior in a public place and with causing or attempting to cause injury to Officer Bormes.

Jenkins Police Officer Thomas A. Bormes testified in the case.

• Wendy Renee Mullins — Bail jumping (first degree) and being a persistent felony offender (second degree).

The grand jury says Mullins, 39, of 102 Hopkins Fork Road, Pikeville, failed to appear October 8 at a preliminary hearing in Letcher District Court in connection with a felony.

Deputy Letcher Circuit Clerk Sandra Wright testified in the case.



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