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Sexual Abuse, Drug charges lead Indictments

Voice Staff Report
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The McCreary County Grand Jury met on August 25, 2020 and indicted Elizabeth Griffis of Stearns, KY on five counts of sexual abuse of a minor. The indictment states that on or about November 7, 2019 and on November 21, 2019 in Wayne County, KY Elizabeth Griffiths committed the offense of Rape, 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony, Sodomy, 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony, and Unlawful Transaction with a Minor, 1st Degree, a Class C Felony. Griffis was charged for allegedly having sexual intercourse with the alleged victim and being at least ten years older than the alleged victim at the time of the offense and for allegedly knowingly inducing, assisting or causing a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity
Ricky Ridner, Parkers Lake, KY, the indictment states that on or about January 24, 2020, committed the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, First Offense for allegedly having in his possession a quantity of Methamphetamine.
Virgil Allen, Pine Knot, KY, the indictment states that on or about June 4, 2020 committed the offense of Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon for allegedly having in his possession a Interarms 38 caliber handgun and for being a Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree.
Leslie Jones, Stearns, KY, the indictment states that on or about January 30, 2020 for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, First Offense for allegedly knowingly and unlawfully having in his possession a quantity of Methamphetamine and Tampering with Physical Evidence.
Ignacio Cornett, Somerset, KY, the indictment states that on or about January 24, 2020, committed the offense of Criminal Mischief in the First Degree for allegedly damaging a storage building owned by Larry’s Mini Mart and causing a loss in the amount of $2,087 or more. Cornett was also indicted for the offense of Fleeing or Evading the Police, First Degree for allegedly failing to obey Deputy Dustin Ridner’s direction to stop running in an attempt to elude police officers.
Broderick Taylor, Eubank, KY, the indictment states that on or about July 11, 2020, committed the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, First Offense for allegedly having in his possession a quantity of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 1st Offense.
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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