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November 17, 2017

 

written by WADE QUEEN

FROM NOVEMBER 2 THRU NOVEMBER 9, THERE WERE 23 ARRESTS IN MARTIN COUNTY.

FROM NOVEMBER 10, THRU EARLY NOVEMBER 17, THERE WERE EIGHT ARRESTS IN MARTIN COUNTY.

 

Brandie McgrewBrandie McgrewBrandie McGrew, 28, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on November 9, 2017, at 6:10 P.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION ALL OTHERS UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey MolletteKelsey MolletteKelsey Mollette, 28, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on November 9, 2017, at 6:14 P.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION ALL OTHERS UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin M. MaynardKevin M. MaynardKevin M. Maynard, 30, of Beauty, Kentucky; was booked on November 10, 2017, at 6:05 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert WilliamsonRobert WilliamsonRobert Williamson, 58, of Van Lear, Kentucky; was booked on November 12, 2017, at 2:41 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Vernon SlussVernon SlussVernon Sluss, 46, of Pilgrim, Kentucky; was arrested on November 12, 2017, at 4:55 P.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: •  THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING  UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robbie PraterRobbie PraterRobbie Prater, 36, of Stopover, Kentucky; was arrested on November 14, 2017, at 8:49 P.M., by Sheriff John H. Kirk of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:  • BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Vondy JudeVondy JudeVondy Jude, 40, of Pilgrim, Kentucky; was arrested on November 16, 2017, at 1:14 P.M., by deputy Eddie Stepp of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danny NelsonDanny NelsonDanny Nelson, 25, of Crum, West Virginia; was booked on November 16, 2017, at 1:29 P.M., after being taken into custody the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig AdamsCraig AdamsCraig Adams, 29, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on November 16, 2017, at 10:47 P.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:  • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/ INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • LICENSE TO BE IN POSSESSION, • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD.

 

 

 

 

 


Ryan MarcumRyan MarcumRyan Marcum, 24, of Beauty, Kentucky; was arrested on November 17, 2017, at 2:02 A.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:  • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/ INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • NO REGISTRATION PLATES, • NO OPERATORS-MOPED LICENSE.

 

 

 

November 17, 2017

LAWRENCE COUNTY

FISCAL COURT AGENDA

NOVEMBER 21, 2017

 

10:00 am

County Courtroom

 

1. Opening Prayer

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Call Meeting to Order

4. Approve minutes of the October 17th, 2017 Meeting

5. Approve 1st Reading of Budget Amendment #3

6. Approve 2nd Reading of Budget #2

7. Approve Treasurer’s Request

8. Approve Bills

9. Approve Treasurer’s Report

10. Approve to close Hwy 32 Sewer Bank Account and Transfer Funds to General Fund

11. Approve to Reimburse Sheriff for Overpayment of 2016 Excess Fees Per Auditor $9695.12

12. Authorize Judge Exec. To Sign Agreement Between KOHS & Fallsburg Fire Dept.$17,600

13. Approve Sheriff’s 2018 Budget

14. Approve Sheriff’s Deputies Maximum Salary Cap

15. Approve Sheriff’s State Advancement

16. Approve Sheriff’s 2016 Settlement

17. Approve County Clerks 2018 Budget

18. Set Salary Cap for County Clerk Deputies

19. Appoint 2 Members to LC Extension District Board

20. Approve Saddle Club Lease for 40yrs.

21. Blackridge Resources to Speak

22. Economic Development Update (Catrina Vargo)

23. Adjourn

 

NOVEMBER 14, 2017

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - NOVEMBER 7 - 14, 2017

 written by WADE QUEEN

OUT OF THE LAST 68 ARRESTS IN THE BIG SANDY REGION SINCE 5:30 P.M. MOVEMBER 7 THRU 12:30 A.M. NOVEMBER 14, 13 OF THEM WERE FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS ARRESTED IN FIRST WEEK OF NOVEMBER. ANOTHER LAWRENCE RESIDENT WAS ARRESTED IN NEIGHBORING JOHNSON COUNTY.

BUT ARRETS NUMBERS WERE DOWN BY NEARLY HALF THEIR WEEKLY AVERAGE IN THE COUNTIES THAT USE THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER IN PAINTSVILLE. EVEN SO, MANY OF THOSE SUBJECTS COULD NOT MAKE BAIL OR WERE SERVING GUILTY PLEA JAIL SENTENCES, CAUSING MAJOR OVERCROWDING AGAIN IN THE BSRDC, WHICH HAS BEEN HOUSING BETWEEN 305 - 315 INMATES IN THE PAST WEEK. THE MAXIMUM DESIGNATED INMATE HOUSING FOR THE BSRDC IS 225 INMATES.

HERE ARE THE LATEST ARRESTS FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY:




Charles F. MarcumCharles F. MarcumCharles F. Marcum, 43, of Louisa, was arrested on November 7, 2017, at 5:30 P.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE OF NON-OWNER OPERATOR TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY, 2ND OFFENSE, • OBSTRUCTED VISION AND/OR WINDSHIELD, • NO REGISTRATION PLATES.



 

 

 

 

 

Wendy JudeWendy JudeWendy Jude, 30, of Louisa, was arrested on November 8, 2017, at 12:41 A.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • CRIMINAL TRESPASSING-3RD DEGREE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Kevin MarcumJoseph Kevin MarcumJoseph Kevin Marcum, 41, of Louisa, was arrested on November 8, 2017, at 12:45 A.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • CRIMINAL TRESPASSING-3RD DEGREE, • VIOLATION OF A KENTUCKY EPO/DVO.



 

 

 

 

Tyler L. BranhamTyler L. BranhamTyler L. Branham, 33, of Louisa, was booked on November 8, 2017, at 2:31P.M., after being taken into custody by a Transport Officer of the Lawrence County Jailer Officer, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

James FitzpatrickJames FitzpatrickJames Fitzpatrick, 23, of Louisa, was booked on November 8, 2017, at 6:06 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/ SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cory MooreCory MooreCory Moore, 30, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested on November 8, 2017, at 8:37 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (> OR = 2 GRAMS METHAMPHETAMINE).



 

 

 

 

Robert ParkerRobert ParkerRobert Parker, 34, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested on November 8, 2017, at 8:39 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (> OR = 2 GRAMS METHAMPHETAMINE), • POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON.



 

 

 

 

Crystal G. WheelerCrystal G. WheelerCrystal G. Wheeler, 40, of Louisa, was arrested on November 9, 2017, at 3:14 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (> OR = 2 GRAMS METHAMPHETAMINE), • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (<20 D.U. DRUG UNSPECIFIED SCHEDULE 3), • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (< 2 GRAMS METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.



 

 

 

 

 


Robert W. ChafinRobert W. ChafinRobert W. Chafin, 40, of Louisa, was arrested on November 11, 2017, at 3:49 P.M., by deputy sergeant Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • RECKLESS DRIVING, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • IMPROPER TURNING, OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • INSTRUCTIONAL PERMIT VIOLATIONS, • UNLAWFUL TRANSACTION W/MINOR, 1ST - ILLEGAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, UNDER/18 YEARS OF AGE, OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.



 

 

 

 

 

Chasity SmithChasity SmithChasity Smith, 26, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on November 11, 2017, at 9:18 P.M., by deputy Mack Wilhite of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE.



 

 

 

 

 

Donnie K. HarrisDonnie K. HarrisDonnie K. Harris, 40, of Ulysses, Kentucky, was arrested on November 12, 2017, at 5:29 P.M., by deputy sergeant Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: : • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE) [3 SEPARATE CHARGE COUNTS], • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (HEROIN), • IMPORTING HEROIN, • PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (EXCLUDES ALCOHOL), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 2ND DEGREE - CODEINE, • TRAFFICKING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (LSD).

 

 

 

 

 

Brian A. RoopBrian A. RoopBrian A. Roop, 31, of Louisa, was arrested on November 14, 2017, at 12:11 A.M., by deputy Mack Wilhite of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Tina M. Roop Tina M. RoopTina M. Roop, 32, of Louisa, was arrested on November 14, 2017, at 12:24 A.M., by deputy Mack Wilhite of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATING LICENSE, • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrested away from home...

Marcus Thompson, 19, of Ulysses, Kentucky; was arrested in Johnson County on November 8, 2017, at 9:56 P.M., by deputy Garret Spriggs of the Johnson County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE), • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, • MENACING, • RESISTING ARREST.

 

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