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Grand jury indicts seven

The Letcher Grand Jury has returned an indictment naming a Sassafras man who is charged with acquiring $6,500 from trafficking in a controlled substance.

Randall “Randy” Caudill, 49, of Yellow Creek Road, is also accused of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, suspected to be hydrocodone, less than 10 dosage units (first offense), and possession of drug paraphernalia including a pill crusher and a straw.

Barry Engle of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Office testified in the case.

Others indicted by the grand jury are:

• Natasha Cribb, 45, of 1994 B Racing Road, Blackey, is charged with receiving property belonging to the son of Jackie Fugate, knowing it had been stolen.

Kentucky State Police Detective Scott Caudill testified in the case.

• Rebecca Michelle Hoskins, 38, of 100 Coleman Lane, Whitesburg, is accused of assault in the second degree, causing serious injury to Jerry Day by stabbing him with a knife. She is also charged with fleeing or evading police on foot when she fled immediately after committing an act of domestic violence, disobeying an order to stop given by Kentucky State Trooper Wade Adams, and with being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

Kentucky State Trooper Wade Adams testified in the case.

• The grand jury charged William Gillis Dixon Jr., 35, also known as Willie Gillis Dixon Jr., of 375 Thomas Hollow, Whitesburg, in two indictments.

In the first indictment, Dixon is accused of two counts of second-degree criminal complicity to forgery, two counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument, two counts of theft by deception (one under $500 and one over $ 500), intimidating a participant in the legal process, and being a firstdegree persistent felony offender.

The grand jury says Dixon acted with Ashley Renee Halcomb and/or E.B., a special needs adult, to falsely make, complete or alter checks on the account of Sonshine Children’s Center, Inc., in the amount of $200 and $800 payable to himself. Dixon is charged with acting with intent to defraud another, including but not limited to Hager Trent and/or the Sonshine Children’s Center and/ or Mary Bennett. Dixon is also accused of obtaining $1,000 from Hager Trent with fraudulent checks drawn on the Sonshine Children’s Center account, and with using physical force or a threat directed to E.B., a special needs adult, whom he believed to be a participant in the legal process.

In the second indictment, Dixon is charged with second-degree criminal complicity to forgery, second-degree possession of a forged instrument, two counts of theft by deception (under $500), intimidating a participant in the legal process, and being a firstdegree persistent felony offender.

Dixon is charged with acting with Ashley Renee Halcomb and/or E.B., a special needs adult, to falsely make, complete or alter a check on the account of Sonshine Children’s Center, Inc., in the amount of $200 payable to himself. Dixon is charged with acting with intent to defraud Walmart and/or Sonshine Children’s Center and/or Mary Bennett. Dixon is also accused of obtaining $200 in cash and/or merchandise from Walmart with a fraudulent check drawn on the Sonshine Children’s Center account, and with using physical force or a threat directed to E.B., a special needs adult, whom he believed to be a participant in the legal process.

Captain Raymond Barry Engle of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department testified in the case.

• Ashley Renee Halcomb, 34, of 13776 Hwy. 1103, Linefork, is charged in three indictments. In the first indictment, Halcomb is accused of two counts of second-degree criminal complicity to forgery, two counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument, two counts of criminal complicity theft by deception (one under $500 and one over $500), criminal complicity to intimidating a participant in the legal process, and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

The grand jury says Halcomb acted with William “Willie” Gillis Jr. and/or E.B., a special needs adult, to falsely make, complete or alter checks on the account of Sonshine Children’s Center, Inc., in the amount of $200 and $800. Halcomb is charged with acting with intent to defraud another, including but not limited to Hager Trent and/or the Sonshine Children’s Center and/or Mary Bennett. She is accused of devising a scheme with Dixon to obtain $200 and $800 in cash or merchandise from Hager Trent on the Sonshine Children’s Center bank account. She is also charged with using physical force or a threat directed to E.B., a special needs adult, whom she believed to be a participant in the legal process.

In the second indictment, Halcomb is charged with second-degree criminal complicity to forgery, second-degree criminal complicity to possession of a forged instrument, criminal complicity to theft by deception (under $500), criminal complicity to intimidating a participant in the legal process, and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

Halcomb is charged with acting with William “Willis” Gillis Dixon Jr. and/or E.B., a special needs adult, to falsely make, complete or alter a check on the account of Sonshine Children’s Center, Inc., in the amount of $200. Halcomb is charged with acting with intent to defraud Walmart and/or Sonshine Children’s Center and/or Mary Bennett in complicity with Dixon in obtaining $200 in cash and/or merchandise from Walmart with a fraudulent check drawn on the Sonshine Children’s Center account, and with using physical force or a threat directed to E.B., a special needs adult, whom she believed to be a participant in the legal process.

In a third indictment, Halcomb is charged with criminal complicity to theft by deception (over $500) and being a persistent felony offender.

She is accused of acting alone or in complicity with William “Willie” Gillis Dixon Jr. in obtaining more than $500 in cash or merchandise from Frazier Farmers Supply with receipts signed by Dixon and the items billed to the charge account of the Sonshine Children’s Center.

Captain Raymond Barry Engle of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department testified in the case.

• Christopher D. Fields, 38, of 1551 Frames Branch Road, Clay City, is charged with two counts of firstdegree assault, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render assistance with death/serious physical injury, operating a vehicle under the influence (second offense with aggravating circumstance), failure to maintain required insurance (first offense), suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card, and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

The grand jury says Fields caused serious physical injury to Devon Meadows and Sharon Gilbert, left the scene of an accident and failed to render assistance. Fields is also charged with being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while operating a vehicle.

Kentucky State Police Detective Scott Caudill testified in the case.

• Sam Clint Webb, 45, of 1736 Hwy. 3406, Mayking, is accused of second-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief, and third-degree attempted burglary.

Webb is accused of entering the dwelling belonging to the late James Caudill, removing no trespassing signs and damaging a gate on the Caudill property, causing a loss of $500 or more.

Whitesburg Chief of Police Tyrone Fields testified in the case.

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