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Grand Jury indicts 9

By Greg Bird
birdman@tmcvoice.com

The McCreary County Grand Jury released a total of nine indictments against nine individuals this month, with charges ranging from drugs, theft and wanton endangerment.
Timothy Jones, of Somerset, was indicted on two counts of Sodomy Second Degree for allegedly engaging in deviate sexual intercourse with a child under 14 between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992.
Thomas Wilson, of Parkers Lake, was charged with one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance First Degree for reportedly being found with a quantity of methamphetamine on December 6.
Roland Ball, of Pine Knot, was indicted on counts of Fleeing or Evading Police First Degree, Wanton Endangerment First Degree, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Intoxicants and Possession of a Controlled Substance First Degree for allegedly failing to obey signals to stop from Kentucky State Police Trooper Harrison Wells on January 20, while under the influence and engaging in conduct that created a danger of death or serious injury to the officer. Ball was also reportedly found to have a quantity of methamphetamine in his possession.
Waymond Perry, of Parkers Lake was indicted on counts of Burglary Second Degree and Possession of Burglary Tools for reportedly unlawfully entering a residence owned by USAA Bank on March 3 and having in his possession a screwdriver, which was adapted, designed or commonly used as a burglar’s tool.
Chris Burke, of Stearns, was charged with counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance First Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia for allegedly being found with a quantity of methamphetamine and items commonly used for the ingestion and/or distribution of illegal controlled substances on February 6.
Frederick Pierce, of Sidney, Ohio, was indicted on charges of Burglary Third Degree, and Theft by Unlawful Taking of the Value of Less than $500 for reportedly unlawfully entering a residence on February 17 and taking approximately $50.
Pierce was also charged with being a Persistent Felony Offender after previous convictions in Campbell County, Tennessee in 2006 and 2011.
Tonya Hill, of Strunk, was charged with Burglary Second Degree for allegedly unlawfully entering a residence on February 14.
Amber Hill, of Hellenwood, Tennessee, was indicted on a count of Theft by Unlawful Taking of the Value of $500 or more for reportedly taking a RIT Pak Assembly owned by the Pine Knot Fire Department on September 16.
Kenneth Turner, of Pine Knot, was charged with counts of Fleeing or Evading Police First Degree, Fleeing or Evading Police Second Degree, six counts of Wanton Endangerment and one count of Resisting Arrest for allegedly failing to obey signals to stop from Deputy Terry Baker on March 2, and refusing to stop running when ordered by officers and attempting to prevent officers from placing him under arrest. Turner also reportedly engaged in conduct that created a danger of death or serious physical injuries to Deputy Baker, Deputy Charles Perry and occupants of four other vehicles.

The Voice would like to remind our readers that an indictment is not an indication of one’s guilt or innocence, but represents that enough evidence exists in a case to pursue the matter in a court of law.

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