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Two robbery suspects among 7 indicted here



The Letcher Grand Jury has returned indictments charging two men with conspiracy to robbery (first degree).

Charles Scott Howard III, 33, of 73 Mill Branch, Roxana, is accused of using or threatening to use a dangerous instrument during a theft from Leonard Tackett on August 18.

Howard is also charged with being a persistent felony offender.

The grand jury says Cody Dillard, 24, of 225 Old Hickory Tree Rd., Bristol, Tenn., also used or threatened to use a dangerous instrument during a theft from Leonard Tackett on August 18.

Whitesburg Police Officer Justin Hunsucker testified in the cases.

Others indicted are:

•Deanna N. Caudill — manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense), possession of controlled substance (first degree, first offense), unlawful possession of meth precursor (first offense), wanton endangerment (first degree) and endangering the welfare of a minor.

The grand jury says Caudill, 29, of 110 Mitch Drive, Jeremiah, manufactured methamphetamine on August 27 and also endangered a child.

Kentucky State Trooper Donnie White testified in the case.

• Jessica Michelle Adams — manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense), possession of controlled substance (first degree, first offense) and unlawful possession of meth precursor (first offense).

Adams, 34, of 71 Loves Branch, Whitesburg, is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine on August 27.

Kentucky State Trooper Donnie White testified in the case.

• Melissa N. McKenzie — theft by unlawful taking (firearm), theft (under $500) and being a persistent felony offender.

McKenzie, 30, of 13 Amburgey Drive, Vicco, is accused of taking a Smith & Wesson .38 handgun and $200 cash belonging to Charles Blair on July 2.

Charles Blair testified in the case.

• Meghan Amber Williams — theft by deception (under $10,000).

The grand jury says Williams, 28, of Apt. 345, Mt. Breeze Rd., Jenkins, attempted to issue or pass a check on October 19, knowing it would not be honored.

Jenkins City Police Chief Jim Stephens testified in the case.

• Erica Nashea Banks — manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense), possession of controlled substance (first degree, first offense) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Banks, 37, of 103 Kingdom Come Creek, Premium, is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine on August 23.

Whitesburg Police Officer Sara Damron testified in the case.



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