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Jury: Woman tried to bite cop



The Letcher Grand jury has indicted two people who were arrested in a grocery store parking lot in March and charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance and with manufacturing methamphetamine.

The grand jury also returned an indictment against a Jenkins woman accused of assaulting and trying to bite a Jenkins City Police officer.

In the methamphetamine case, Anna M. Sizemore, 41, of 343 Tanyard Hollow, Whitesburg, is accused of manufacturing meth (first offense), drug paraphernalia, public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol) and three counts of wanton endangerment (first degree).

The grand jury says Sizemore was in the Food City parking lot while under the influence of a controlled substance on March 19, and created a danger of death or physical injury to Whitesburg Police Officer Sara Damron, Officer Sidney Fields of the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Trooper Samuel Peace.

Dana N. Howard, 31, of 110 Stinking Branch, Thornton, is charged with manufacturing meth (first offense), drug paraphernalia, public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol), suspended or revoked operator’s license, operating vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs (first offense) and three counts of wanton endangerment (first degree).

Howard is accused of being in the Food City parking lot while under the influence of a controlled substance on March 19, and creating a danger of death or physical injury to Police Officer Sara Damron, Officer Sidney Fields of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department and Kentucky State Trooper Samuel Peace.

Whitesburg Police Officer Sara Damron testified in the cases.

Others indicted are:

• Rocky Allen Lee — operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs (first offense), assault (second degree), three counts of wanton endangerment (first degree) and reckless driving.

The grand jury says Lee, 38, of 150 Alaska Ave., #201, Whitesburg, was operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs on April 10 when he seriously injured Ruthie Lee and endangered Abby Wynn, Jerry Wynn and Ashley Bentley.

Officer Sidney Fields of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department testified in the case.

• Tammy L. McCall — operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/ drugs (second offense), suspended or revoked operator’s license, two counts of wanton endangerment (first degree), reckless driving, failure to use child restraint, leaving scene of accident and failure to render aid or assistance, prescription controlled substance not in original container (first offense) and possession of a controlled substance (third degree).

McCall, 45, of 1031 Montgomery Creek, Vicco, is charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and with a suspended or revoked operator’s license on March 29. She is also accused of endangering the lives of Police Officer Alisha Congleton and a 14-monthold child who was a passenger in the vehicle.

The grand jury says after hitting a guardrail near Whitesburg’s Vendor’s Mall, McCall left the scene without reporting the incident.

Officer Alisha Congleton of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department testified in the case.

• Shannon Joe Smith — operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/ drugs (third offense), suspended or revoked operator’s license, no license in possession, no operator’s/ moped license, prescription controlled substance not in original container (first degree) and possession of a controlled substance (first degree).

Smith, 38, of 2898 Acup Road, Vicco, is accused of operating a vehicle on April 10 without an operator’s license and while in possession of three Xanax, three Hydrocodone, a Schedule I controlled substance, and three Gabapintain not in the original container.

Officer Sidney Fields of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department testified in the case.

• Tina Loisann Yeary — public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol), resisting arrest and assault (third degree).

Yeary, 35, of 228 Store Hill Rd., Jenkins, is charged with appearing in a public place with under the influence of a controlled substance on April 1, and attempting to prevent Jenkins Police Chief Jim Stephens and Police Officer Allen Bormes from arresting her. The grand jury says she repeatedly kicked, spit at and tried to bite Stephens.

Chief Stephens testified.

• Rebecca Michelle Hoskins — promoting contraband (first degree).

Hoskins, 35, of 100 Coleman’s Lane, Whitesburg, is accused of obtaining or possessing Clonazepam and Gabapentin on March 29 while she was confined in the Letcher County Jail.

Letcher County Deputy Jailer Destini Fields testified in the case.

Five men are charged with flagrant nonsupport of their minor children. They are:

• Justin Brock, 24, of 2382 Hwy. 805, Neon.

• Randall Yonts, 42, of 150 Smokey Rd., Jenkins.

• Coman Gibson, 27, of 2740 Hayden Park Lane, Lexington.

• Brian Adkins, 42, of 110 Kona Dr., Isom.

• Jake Lucas, 29, of 170 Bill Cornett Rd., Whitesburg.



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