Voice Staff Report
The McCreary County Grand Jury met in regular session and filed five indictments on March 28, 2022 with the McCreary Circuit Court.
Hank Kidd of Stearns, KY was indicted on three counts, the alleged offenses occurring on or about February 6, 2022. Count 1 charged Kidd with Fleeing or Evading the Police in the Second Degree by disobeying Deputy Alex Jones directive to stop running in an attempt to elude law enforcement officials. Count 2 charged Kidd with Theft by Unlawful Taking of the value of $1000 or more owned by RTEC. Count 3 charged Kidd with Resisting Arrest by struggling with Deputy Alex Jones who was trying to arrest him.
Ricky Perry of Parkers Lake, KY was charged with committing the alleged offense of Flagrant Non Support by failing to make court ordered child support payments to his child from the dates of October 1, 2013 to February 28, 2022, for not less than six consecutive months and for an accumulating arrearage of $17,712.00.
Luther Murphy of Pine Knot, KY was charged for committing the alleged offense on or about January 1, 2022 of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Intoxicants, Fourth Offense AND that Murphy has previously committed and been convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Intoxicants two times in McCreary County and one time in Pulaski County.
Ricky Perry of Parkers Lake, KY was charged for committing the alleged offense of Flagrant Non Support by failing to make court ordered child support payments to his children for not less than six consecutive months from the dates of January 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022 for an accumulating arrearage of $11,514.00.
Nicholas Coffey of Bronston, KY was indicted on two counts, the alleged offenses occurring on or about January 7, 2022. Count 1 charged Coffey with Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, First Offense by having in his possession a quantity of Methamphetamine. Count 2 charged Coffey with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, First Offense by having in his possession items commonly used for the ingestion and/or distribution of illegal controlled substances.
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.