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Thirteen people are named in 18 new indictments returned by the Letcher County Grand Jury, including a man accused of burglary, kidnapping, assault, and wanton endangerment.

Nathan Blake Bentley, 21, of 3056 Hwy. 7 South, Jeremiah, is charged with entering or remaining in the home of Angel Bentley on April 25 with the intent to commit a crime. He is also charged with restraining Mary McCool in an automobile which he drove into a lane of oncoming traffic in an attempt to cause a collision, injuring McCool.

Mary McCool testified in the case. Also indicted by the grand jury are: possession of a forged instrument and theft by deception.

Michael D. Bowling, 25, 11 Point View Drive, Whitesburg, is charged in four separate indictments with cashing four forged checks on the account of Michael Pigman at Community Trust Bank of Whitesburg.

Whitesburg Police Sgt. Tyrone Fields testified in the cases.

• Joshua Todd Tackett — carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, burglary, sexual abuse, two counts of terroristic threatening, public intoxication, tampering with physical evidence, resisting arrest, criminal mischief, and escape.

The indictment charges Tackett, 25, 1056 Indian Creek, Virgie, with entering or remaining in the apartment of Deana Holdorf at Mountain Breeze Apartments in Jenkins on March 12, 2009 with the intent to commit a crime while armed with a deadly weapon. He is accused of threatening Holdorf and Derek Blair. The grand jury says he also threatened Jenkins Police Officer Scott Ratliff while resisting arrest, damaged the rear window of the police cruiser, and escaped from the custody of Ratliff.

Jenkins Police Officer Scott Ratliff testified in the case.

• Nellie M. Mullins — assault and two counts of wanton endangerment.

The grand jury says Mullins, 20, 1707 Hwy. 317, Neon, rolled up the window of her automobile on the arm of Christy Sexton and dragged her on July 9, 2009, then released her and ran over her leg. Mullins is also charged with endangering Caleb Short and Darlene Sturgill, who were standing nearby, when her car threw gravel on them and Sexton’s automobile.

Christy Sexton testified in the case.

• Walter Moore Jr. — theft by deception, receiving stolen property, and being a persistent felony offender.

Moore, 32, 91 Evans Lane, Grethel, is charged with obtaining $2,000 from Garrard Holbrook of Edge of Town Motors by selling him a stolen 2002 F-350 Ford flatbed truck on March 12, 2009. He also is charged with possession of the truck which had been stolen from Salyersville Feed Company of Salyersville.

Garrard Holbrook testified in the case.

• Kathy Helton — complicity to criminal mischief.

Helton, also known as Kathy Collins and Kathy Snell, 31, 538 Log House Branch, Whitesburg, is charged with acting alone or in complicity with others in damaging a mobile home owned by Gary Miles which had been leased to her. The grand jury says she removed the copper and aluminum wiring and fixtures and left large holes in the walls and ceilings in April 2007.

Gary Collins testified in the case.

• Debra Lynn Dotson — complicity to burglary, complicity to theft by unlawful taking, and complicity to theft by deception.

The grand jury accuses Dotson, 30, 327 Walters Branch, Jenkins, with acting alone or in complicity with Steven Douglas Dotson and/or Keith Archer Dotson in entering or remaining in the home of Sharon and Chris Hall at 217 Doty Creek, Jeremiah in June, 2009, with the intent to commit a crime while she or another participant in the crime was armed with a Browning compound bow. She, while acting alone or in complicity Steven Douglas Dotson and/or Keith Archer Dotson, is also charged with taking property belonging to the Halls, and with selling the Browning compound bow, which had been stolen from the Halls, to Bobby Slone of Isom.

Deputy Jason Bates of the Letcher County Sheriff ‘s Department testified in the case.

• Keith Archer Dotson — complicity to burglary, complicity to theft by unlawful taking, and complicity to theft by deception.

The grand jury accuses Dotson, 27, 201 Doty Creek, Jeremiah, with acting alone or in complicity with Steven Douglas Dotson and/or Deborah Dotson in entering or remaining in the home of Sharon and Chris Hall at 217 Doty Creek, Jeremiah in June, 2009, with the intent to commit a crime while he or another participant in the crime was armed with a Browning compound bow. He, while acting alone or in complicity Steven Douglas Dotson and/or Deborah Dotson, is also charged with taking property belonging to the Halls, and with selling the Browning compound bow, which had been stolen from the Halls, to Bobby Slone of Isom.

Deputy Jason Bates of the Letcher County Sheriff ‘s Department testified in the case.

• Steven Douglas Dotson — complicity to burglary, complicity to theft by unlawful taking, and complicity to theft by deception.

The grand jury accuses Dotson, 35, 327 Walters Branch, Jenkins, with acting alone or in complicity with Keith Archer Dotson and/or Deborah Dotson in entering or remaining in the home of Sharon and Chris Hall at 217 Doty Creek, Jeremiah in June, 2009, with the intent to commit a crime while he or another participant in the crime was armed with a Browning compound bow. He, while acting alone or in complicity Keith Archer Dotson and/or Deborah Dotson, is also charged with taking property belonging to the Halls, and with selling the Browning compound bow, which had been stolen from the Halls, to Bobby Slone of Isom.

Deputy Jason Bates of the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department testified in the case.

• Michael J. Caudill — trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school, trafficking in a legend drug, possession of a legend drug, tampering with physical evidence, use or possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication, and being a persistent felony offender.

Caudill, 31, 759 Solomon Road, Whitesburg, is charged with trafficking in Neurontin also known as Gabiapentin, a legend drug, within 1,000 yards of a school on August 21, 2009.

Whitesburg Police Sgt. Tyrone Fields testified in the case.

• Verna Mae Adams — false statements to receive public benefits and failure to report a change in income and/or household.

Adams, 42, of 16 Ministry Lane, Whitesburg, is charged in three separate indictments with making false statements or misrepresentations to receive food stamps from May 2003 until November 2007, during which time she received $13,488 in food stamps. The grand jury also says she failed to report that she and her husband lived together and to list his income.

Office Inspector General Dave Hampton of the CHFS Special Investigations testified in the cases.

• Dustin K. Caudill — complicity to assault, three counts of wanton endangerment, failure to render aid, and complicity to criminal mischief.

The grand jury says Caudill, 45, 643 Carbon Glow, Blackey, acted alone or in complicity with Jeffrey Shane Dixon to cause serious injury to Anthony Collins by running him down with an automobile on June 25, 2008. He is charged with shooting at Anthony Collins, Derrick Collins, and Lori Yonts with a pistol, and with attempting to run down the Collinses and ram Yonts’s vehicle with his, acting alone or in complicity with Dixon. He is also accused of damaging Yonts’s Ford F-10 pickup truck when he and Dixon rammed the front and rear end of the truck with their vehicles.

Letcher County Deputy Jason Bates testified in the case.

• Jeffrey Shane Dixon — complicity to assault, three counts of wanton endangerment, failure to render aid, and complicity to criminal mischief.

The grand jury says Dixon, 21, of 363 Woodrock, Blackey, acted alone or in complicity with Dustin Caudill to cause serious injury to Anthony Collins by running him down with an automobile on June 25, 2008. He is charged with shooting at Anthony Collins, Derrick Collins, and Lori Yonts with a pistol, and with attempting to run down the Collinses and ram Yonts’s vehicle with his, acting alone or in complicity with Dixon. He is also accused of damaging Yonts’s Ford F-10 pickup truck when he and Caudill rammed the front and rear end of the truck with their vehicles.

Letcher County Deputy Jason Bates testified in the case.


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