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September 21, 2016

SCAMMERS ARE USING KSP PHONE NUMBER TO DECEIVE RESIDENTS

 

The attempted scam begins when a caller replaces their number with the KSP Post 14 telephone number, 606-928-6421, and calls the unsuspecting person. The caller makes various threats of a criminal nature, but at this time has not demanded any funds.

Ashland, Ky. (September 21, 2016)The Kentucky State Police, Ashland Post has been notified that scammers are using the KSP Post 14 telephone number in an attempt to deceive individuals.

The attempted scam begins when a caller replaces their number with the KSP Post 14 telephone number, 606-928-6421, and calls the unsuspecting person. The caller makes various threats of a criminal nature, but at this time has not demanded any funds.

The Kentucky State Police would like to remind people that we do not call and collect funds, or threaten arrest.

To help as a guide, below are the "Top 10 Tip-offs to a Rip-off".

  1. High pressure sales or frequent calls are signs that it's a scam.
  2. If the caller demands an immediate decision, it's likely a rip-off.
  3. People requesting a credit or debit card or any banking account information.
  4. If the caller offers to send someone to your home or to overnight something.
  5. Something for free is usually a reason to be suspicious.
  6. Unresponsive to questions or too quick to answer by cutting you off.
  7. An investment without a risk.
  8. Will not provide written information or references.
  9. Not registered with the Attorney General's Office.
  10. If it sounds too good to be true, it often is.

Should anyone receive calls related to this scam, they are encouraged to contact the Kentucky State Police (1-800-222-5555).

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Trooper First Class Michael Murriell

Public Affairs Officer

Kentucky State Police Post 14

Ashland, KY

(606) 928-6421 (Work)

(606) 694-5648 (Cell)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

JAIL ARRESTS IN THE PAST SIX AND A QUARTER DAYS OF  WERE AROUND AVERAGE IN LAWRENCE COUNTY, BUT THE SURROUNDING COUNTIES THAT USE THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER, THEIR ARREST NUMBERS HAVE DROPPED EVEN MORE SIGNIFICANTLY THIS PAST WEEK THAN IN THE PREVIOUS WEEK, AND HAVE STAYED MOSTLY BELOW AVERAGE THIS MONTH WHEN COMPARED TO THE PREVIOUS WEEKS DURING THIS SUMMER.

From 7:28 P.M., September 8, 2016 to 11:59 P.M., September 14, 2016; 67 arrested individuals were brought into the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. 83 arrested individuals were brought into the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, Kentucky From 12:01 A.M., September 1, 2016 to 7:27 P.M., September 8.

Out of the 67 arrested individuals brought to the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in this last 6 1/4 day period of September 8-14, 13 arrests were from Lawrence County. There have been a total of 25 arrests so far this month in Lawrence County).

The number of people booked each day from late September 8 thru September 14 at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville was as the following: THURSDAY EVENING-SEPTEMBER 8: 3, FRIDAY-SEPTEMBER 9: 9, SATURDAY-SEPTEMBER 10: 13, SUNDAY-SEPTEMBER 11: 8, MONDAY-SEPTEMBER 12: 10, TUESDAY-SEPTEMBER 13: 14, WEDNESDAY-SEPTEMBER 13: 10.

Those thirteen individuals arrested in Lawrence County in the past six and 1/4 days are the following: 

Jeremy VanoverJeremy Vanover, 39, of Louisa, was arrested on September 8, 2016, at 7:28 P.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • DRIVING ON DUI SUSPENDED LICENSE -1ST OFFENSE, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 2ND OFFENSE,  • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATOR LICENSE,  FAILURE OF NON-OWNER OPERATOR TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY, 1ST OFFENSE, •  NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT,

William M. MuncyWilliam M. Muncy, 41, of Fort Gay, West Virginia; was arrested on September 9, 2016, at 1:22 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE,  • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATING LICENSE, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (DRUG UNSPECIFIED).

Jessica M FergusonJessica M. Ferguson, 27, of Martha, Kentucky; was arrested on September 10, 2016, at 1:50 A.M., by deputy Dwayne Bowen of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE).

Douglas W. CollinsDouglas W. Collins, 21, of Martha, Kentucky; was arrested on September 10, 2016, at 1:54 A.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • INSTRUCTIONAL PERMIT VIOLATIONS, • OPERATIONAL MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.

Randy T. L. JusticeRandy T. L. Justice, 37, of Louisa, turned himself in September 10, 2016 at 4:00 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a guilty plea jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

Bethla F. StumpBethla F. Stump, 34, of Louisa, was arrested on September 10, 2016, at 5:19 P.M., by patrolman officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

Robert E. ClayRobert E. Clay, 53, of Louisa, was arrested on September 11, 2016, at 3:07 A.M., by patrolman officer Julius Musick of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/ $500.

Lori. L. HallLori. L. Hall, 43, of Louisa; was arrested on September 11, 2016, at 7:16 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL /DRUGS/ ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.

Roxanne L. PriceRoxanne L. Price, 37, of Louisa; was arrested on September 11, 2016, at 7:30 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (EXCLUDES ALCOHOL).

Richard A. LaneyRichard A. Laney, 56, of Louisa, turned himself in September 12, 2016 at 5:14 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a guilty plea jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

Cole Frederick MayCole Frederick May, 32, of Cave City, Kentucky; turned himself in September 14, 2016 at 12:36 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a guilty plea jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

Tammy S. WebbTammy S. Webb, 56, of Paintsville, Kentucky; was arrested on September 14, 2016, at 12:43 P.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 Taleka S. Smith SescoTaleka S. Smith-Sesco, 32, of Wellington, Kentucky; turned herself in September 14, 2016 at 12:50 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a guilty plea jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

Date: 09-07-2016

Kentucky to cease driver’s license renewal mailer; will save state $250,000 annually 

Kentucky’s Division of Driver Licensing will save the state an estimated $250,000 a year thanks to its decision to stop mailing out license renewal reminder cards.

The decision was announced Thursday and will affect the state’s 3.6 million license holders, said Naitore Djigbenou, the deputy executive director for Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet.

“The move to discontinue the expiration reminder cards is rooted in a desire to steward our Road Fund dollars responsibly,” Djigbenou said. “This courtesy came at an expense. In the future, we will offer text and email reminders to motorists who voluntarily provide that information.”

Drivers have to renew their licenses every four years. The Division of Driver Licensing mails reminder cards to about 900,000 Kentucky drivers each year. The $250,000 will go towards building roads and bridges, Djigbenou said.

“We are in a new administration and under new leadership that is closely examining spending,” she said.

By Fernando Alfonso III
Lexington Herald-Leader

September 10, 2016 

 

DEEDS

Darrell Priode and Joyce Priode to John Chapman and Carla Chapman. Property located on the waters of Two Mile Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Larry Cordle and Wanda Cordle; Miranda Cordle Napier and Willis Napier; Stephanie Cordle; Michael Shawn Cordle; Shanda Cordle Fowler and Eric Fowler; Michael Kyle Cordle; Joshua Cordle and Katie Cordle; Robert Cordle; Charles A. Cordle to Miranda Cordle Napier and Willis Napier. Property located on the waters of Brushy Fork of Big Blaine Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

James Harry Hazlett to David Anderson. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Victor G. Minix and Connie Minix To Matthew T. Baisden. Property located on Yatesville Road in Morgan Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

John Chapman and Carla Chapman and Darrell Priode and Joyce Priode to Jessica L. Barker. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Kenneth Elliott to Church Of Encounter. Property located on the waters of Brushy Fork of Bear Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Gary Alan Huff, Executor of the Estate of Effie Steele, Deceased to George Ballard, Jr. Property located on the waters of Greenbrier Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Glen Blackburn to Walter Bailey and Deborah Bailey. Property located on the waters of Yellow Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Marshall Ray Thompson and Linda Thompson; Monnie Louise Yanoso and Sharon Thompson to John Aaron Burton and Rita Burton. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Terry Stapleton to Johnny Stapleton and Joyce Stapleton. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Neil J. Wilson to Robby G. Napier and Elsie S. Napier. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Carl S. Cossin and Catherine L. Cossin to Betty Ann Muncy. Property located on the waters of Mill Branch of Pleas Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Beecher Frazier and Judy Frazier to James T. Matney. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Eloise Beck to Doris Larson. Property located on Spankem Branch Road in Fallsburg, Ky.

John Cassady and Robin Cassady to Bob Murdock and Deborah Murdock. Property located on the waters of the right hand fork of Little Blaine Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Ralph Cordle and Joyce Cordle to Stacey Steele and Cindy Steele. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Angela Davis to Burshay Williams. Property locatd on the waters of Greenbriar Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

James Golden, by Virtue of Limited Power of Attorney and Courtney Golden to Matthew P. Pack, II and Sierra O. Pack. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Linda May and Danny May; Jean Lemaster; Vickie Compton and Glen Compton; Gladys Wood and Rick Wood; Larry Walters and Beverly Walters to Sonja Fairchild and Billy Fairchild. Property located on the waters of Levisa Fork of Big Sandy River in Lawrence County, Ky.

Isaac Randolph Hinkle and Beverly Hinkle to Robert Crum and Linda Crum. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Matilda Edith Young; Cynthia Edith Wade and James Daniel Wade; Deborah Ellen Coldiron and Charles Watson Coldiron; Charles Waton Coldiron to James William Young, Eric Brendon Young. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Nadean Hughes, by and through her Attorney, Francis N. Tomblin to Francis N. Tomblin and Joseph P. Tomblin. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Neil J. Wilson to Bobby G. Napier and Elsie S. Napier. Property located in Lawrence County, Ky.

Southside Baptist Church F/k/a Elizabeth Jarrell Missionary Baptist Church to Rock of Grace Church. Property located 3 miles South of Louisa in Lawrence County, Ky.

Christopher G. Irwin and Sari Tunaswati Irwin to Erica Parsons. Property on Two Mile Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Jonathan Fitch and Latosha Fitch to Forrest D. Fitch and Rachel Fitch. Property located on Evans Fork of Nats Creek in Lawrence County, Ky.

Donnie Ray Howard and Maddie Howard to Kevin Moore and Kathy C. Moore. Property located on the waters of Blankenship Creek of the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy in Lawrence County, Ky.

 

CIVIL SUITS

Betty J. Salyer vs Warren Douglas Salyer – Dissolution of Marriage

Citizens Bank of Kentucky vs Fances Prince – Foreclosure

Tammy Harris vs Houchens Industries, Inc. – Personal Injury

Stanley M. Wilks vs Tracy Marie Wilks – Dissolution of Marriage

Glen Stepp vs Michael E. Meade – Personal Injury

Dreama Jude vs Michael E. Meade – Personal Injury

Midland Funding LLC, vs Donna Wllman – Contract (Deed of Conveyance)

Credit Acceptance Corporation vs Jeremy Napier – Contract

Regina May Fritts Hackett vs Todd Richard Hackett – Dissolution of Marriage

Ladonna Lynn Fletcher vs. Larry Virgil Fletcher – Dissolution of Marriage and Complaint for Child Support

Lesa J. Whitt vs Kathy A. Childers – Domestic and Family

Scotty Edwin Gauze vs Rachel Kay Gauze – Dissolution of Marriage

Discover Bank vs Terry Hardin – Collection of Debt

Desira Colvin vs Matthew Colvin – Dissolution of Marriage

Melissa Moore vs Jerry Moore – Dissolution of Marriage and Child Custody Agreement

Leslie Kouns vs Steven Edward Kouns – Dissolution of Marriage

Bradley Wade Dutton vs Brandy Kinnard Dutton – Dissolution of Marriage

Nathaniel Hanshaw vs Kelli Hanshaw – Child Support

Kimberly Lyon vs Leeann M. Coffey – Complaint for Child Support and Medical Support

Jayme Marie Roberts Hylton vs Trenton Michael Hylton – Dissolution of Marriage

Susan Ann Bowen vs Jerry Douglas Bowen – Dissolution of Marriage

Commonwealth of Kentucky vs Billie Spaulding – Complaint for Child Support

Ditech Financial, LLC, vs Jerry Lee Ward II, ET AL – Foreclosure

Charles T. Vinson vs Shelly J. Vinson – Dissolution of Marriage

Ronda Quiring vs Donald Quiring – Dissolution of Marriage

Rhonda Dee Taylor vs Gregory Alan Taylor – Dissolution of Marriage

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance vs Gary D. Patton, ET AL – Foreclosure

Sandra Gale Griffith vs William Raymond Griffith – Dissolution of Marriage

Citizens Bank of Kentucky vs. Greg Giompalo, ET AL. – Foreclosure

U.S Bank Trust, N.A., vs Steven G. Alley, ET AL – Foreclosure

Cheri Hatfield vs David Smith, ET AL – Property Rights

Sherry Lynn Marcum vs Roland Timothy Marcum – Dissolution of Marriage

 

MARRIAGES

Christopher Borders, 43, Louisa Ky. To Beth Ann Chapman, 45, Ulysses, Ky.

Glenn L. Sculley, 64, Washington OH. To Molly Hackney, 58, Sitka, Ky.

Bennie Mckinnon Jr., 32, Lowmansville, Ky. To Christina Blackburn, 30, Ulysses, Ky.

Andy Ratliff, 33, Louisa, Ky. To Loretta James, 31, Louisa, Ky.

Tonya Lynn Ross, 36, Louisa, Ky. To Joseph Chapman, 44, Louisa, Ky.

Jeffrey Barker, 39, Blaine, Ky. To Aleasha Cordle, 38, Blaine, Ky.

Joseph Copley, 20, Louisa, Ky. To Anne Lewis, 18, Louisa, Ky

Justin Neel, 31, Louisa, Ky. To Tiffany Levering, 28, Louisa, Ky.                                        

Twila Marie Pennington, 41, Fort Gay, WV. To Tommy Michael Ratliff, 38, Louisa, Ky.

Gary William Einfeldt II, 20, Huntington, WV. To Hailee Morgan Pannel, 20, Blaine, Ky.

Christopher Kyle Cline,23, Louisa, Ky. To Savannah Kristen Narae Fields, 27, Inez, Ky.

 

 09-05-2016

Magoffin teen charged with rape of 13-year-old

Brandon WilliamsA Magoffin County teen was arrested on Saturday and charged with rape and sodomy after admitting to engaging in sexual contact with a 13-year-old female. 

Kentucky State Police Trooper Hale noted in the arrest citation that he received a call from the girl's legal guardian at approximately 7:20 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, stating that Brandon Williams, 18, of Salyersville, was located inside the residence where the girl lives. 

When Trooper Hale arrived, he interviewed Williams, who admitted to meeting the 13-year-old outside at approximately 2:30 a.m., at which time he entered the home. He admitted to engaging in oral sex twice and intercourse, according to the citation.

The victim told law enforcement that it was consensual sex, according to the police report. She was sent to Highlands Regional Medical Center for a sexual assault evidence collection kit. 

According to KRS 510.020, a person is deemed incapable of consent when he or she is less than 16 years old. 

Williams is currently charged with second degree rape (no force) and two counts of second degree sodomy, all classified as Class C felonies. Each charge carries a potential penalty of 5 to 10 years.

At press time, Williams is currently housed at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

Editor's Note: The indictment or charge of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

By Heather Oney
Salyersville Independent