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April 15, 2016

For the first two weeks of April, the number of people being arrested in Lawrence County was down by about half of the regular pace, though the numbers for surrounding counties, who also send those they arrest to the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, has also been down in recent days, with only two of the last seven days with more than 10 arrests. 

Yet over the past week the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center incarceration numbers has been at near or even over the maximum number of inmates the facility was built to hold ( which is 225 inmates ).

Out of the 161 people booked into the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in the first 14 days of April, only13 were from Lawrence County

The following recent Lawrence County arrests are the following:

 

Richard A. Gilkerson

 

Richard A. Gilkerson, 20, of Ashland, Kentucky; was arrested April 1, 2016 at 11:40 P.M., by patrolman officer Jordan Miller of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with:  • ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) NO VISIBLE INJURY.

 

 

Stanley M. Wilks

 

Stanley M. Wilks, 42, of Louisa, was arrested April 1, 2016 at 11:40 P.M., by trooper Forrest Newsome of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • CARELESS DRIVING.

 

Melvin G. Harmon

 

Melvin G. Harmon, 52, of Webbville, Kentucky; was arrested on April 2, 2016 at 9:44 A.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:  • ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) NO VISIBLE INJURY.

Joel D. Stevens

 

Joel D. Stevens, 58, of Louisa, turned himself in April 4, 2016 at 3:24 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

Adam Fletcher

 

Adam Fletcher, 34, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on April 6, 2016 at 11:00 A.M., by deputy Rodney Lycans of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • DRIVING ON DUI SUSPENDED LICENSE -1ST OFFENSE, 

• SERVING WARRANT (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY).

 

Roger D. Webb

 

Roger D. Webb, 38, of Louisa, was arrested April 1, 2016 at 9:38 P.M., by trooper Daniel G, Vossmer of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • SERVING WARRANT (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY).

 

 

 

Leslie Howell

 

Leslie Howell, 49, of Louisa, turned himself in April 8, 2016 at 5:52 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a weekend jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

Clarence Childers Jr

 

Clarence Childers Jr., 44, of Louisa, was arrested April 10, 2016 at 12:07 A.M., by trooper Bryan Layne of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • IMPROPER REGISTRATION PLATE, • FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INS/SECURITY, 1ST OFFENSE • NO REGISTRATION PLATES,  • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE.

 

Erica D. Romans

 

Erica D. Romans, of Ashland, Kentucky; was arrested April 11, 2016 at 12:42 P.M., by Sergeant Ed Cordle of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with:  • SERVING THREE BENCH WARRANTS FOR COURT

 

 

 

Jody L. Mullins

 

Jody L. Mullins, 44, of Louisa, was arrested April 12, 2016 at 6:12 P.M., by trooper Forrest Newsome of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION ALL OTHERS $500 OR MORE BUT UNDER/$10,000.

Jody L. Mullins was transferred on April 13, 2016 at 3:34 P.M to the Boyd County Detention Center in Cattletsburg, Kentucky for the warrant on the felony warrant charge

 

Mary Lou Setser

 

Mary Lou Setser, 45, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on April 14, 2016 at 2:35 A.M., by deputy Dwayne Bowen of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (EXCLUDES ALCOHOL).

 

 

 

Casey J. SpenceCasey J. Spence, 45, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on April 14, 2016 at 2:35 A.M., by trooper Bradley Couch of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • NO REGISTRATION PLATES, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY, 1ST OFFENSE, • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, 

• OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • ONE HEADLIGHT • NO BRAKE LIGHTS (PASSENGER VEHICLES), • NO TAIL LAMPS.

Danny Pack Danny Pack, 40, of Fort Gay, West Virginia; was arrested April 14, 2016 at 7:32 P.M., by patrolman officer Julius Musick of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with:  • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 

 

 

 

1,231 ARRESTED SINCE JANUARY 1, 2016 IN BIG SANDY JAIL AREA 

APRIL 15, 2016 - by WADE QUEEN

Since January 1 to 11:59 P.M. April 14, 2016, 1,231 people have been arrested and booked from mainly the four counties that are part of the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Painstville, Kentucky. A handful are from other nearby counties whose police or jailers cannot find room for their new arrest subjects, while a few others are caught by law enforcement in more far away areas for warrants in our judicial district. Numerous are repeat offenders, while a significant chunk are individuals serving guilty pleas by doing short "weekend sentence" jail time.

Of those 1,231 arrests brought to to the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center since January 1, 2016, 156 were individual arrest subjects from Lawrence County.

It is believed that between 50 to 60 Lawrence County residents have been arrested in the six neighboring counties and neighboring Wayne County, West Virginia since the beginning of 2016.

Circuit Court Docket

 

Ashley Adkins, 34 - P​led guilty to Flagrant Non Support, sentenced to 5 years pretrial diversion with conditions.

Melissa Castle, 29 - M​otion to revoke probation. Defendant not present, bench warrant issued.

Brittany HicksBrittany Hicks, 28​ - Pled guilty to Complicity 1st degree Possession of Cocaine 1st offense. Complicity of Possession of Marijuana, Complicity of Drug Paraphernalia 1st offense and Complicity of Illegal Possession of a legend drug. Final sentencing will be held on 5­13­16. Also pled guilty to convicted felon in possession of a firearm in separate case. Final sentencing held on 5­13­16.

 

 

Robert LocklearRobert Locklear, 44 C​harged with flagrant non­support. Defendant was not present and bench warrant was issued.

Charles F. Marcum, 42 C​harged with probation violation. Defendant stipulates to violation probation revoked remanded to the Department of Corrections.

Cole F. May, 33 C​harged with Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, Persistent Felony Offender 1st. Degree. Sentenced to 5 years with enhancement to 10 years Probation. 5 years unsupervised with other conditions. Burglary, 3rd Degree and Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree. Burglary 3Rd, amended to a misdemeanor 180 days time served, Persistent Felony Offender was dismissed.

Kevin Music, 38 C​harged with 2 Counts of Complicity to Burglary, 3rd Degree and Possession of Burglary Tools. Defender remains on bond and pre trial set for May 13th 2016.

Ronnie B. ShannonRonnie B. Shannon, 21 ​Sentenced to 2 years to serve on one count of Complicity of Receiving Stolen Property (firearm) and one count of Complicity of Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance within 1000 ft. Of a school. 2 days of jail credit given.

Alisha Whitt, 32. S​entenced to 2 yrs. Supervised Probation & other conditions for 1st Degree Possession of Cocaine, 1st. Offense. All other charges dismissed. 1 day of jail credit given.

Danny Young, 30 S​entenced on Complicity 1st Degree Possession of Cocaine 1st offense. (2 years) Complicity of Possession of Marijuana (90 days) Complicity of Possessionof Drug Paraphernalia, 1st offense (12 months) and Complicity of Illegal Legend Drug (90 days) All to be ran concurrent. Incarcerated at BSRDC.

John Fitch, 44 P​led guilty to flagrant non­support was sentenced to 3 years unsupervised probation. Pretrial Diversion 5 years and other conditions.

 

 

APRIL 5, 2016

 

DEEDS

Pine Hill Cemetery, Louisa, Ky. to James F. Moore Jr. And Donna D. Moore of Bowling Green, Ky. Cemetery Lots in Pine Hill.

Kentucky Housing Corporation, Thomas C. Bowman, Jr. Kenwood Associates, INC, and Americredit Financial Services, INC., parties of the first part, by Nelson T. Sarks, Master Commissioner of the Lawrence Circuit Court and Secretary Housing And Urban Development, party of the second part of Oklahoma City, OK. Property located in Lowmansville, Ky.

Karen Krotz and Ted Krotz, George Stuart Cook and Judith Stuart, Christine Cook, widow of Donnie Cook, Adam Cook and Georgia Cook, Jessica Helmer fka Jessica Cook and Craig Helmer, her husband to Douglas R. Vaughn. Property at Skyview Drive, Louisa, Ky.

CIVIL SUITS

New Penn Financial, LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing -Greenville, South Carolina vs. Eric W. Osborne and Kaitlyn Osborne - Lexington, Ky. - Default on Note.

CACH, LLC vs. Michelle Thompson - Debt Collection

American Express Centurion Bank vs. Virginia P. Maynard, Louisa, Ky.- Default on credit card account.

Angel Marie Stevens vs. Dustin Dale Stevens - Dissolution of Marriage and custody agreement.

Jerry Lee Robertson vs. Cherry Lee Kincaid - Dissolution of Marriage and Property agreement.

Norman Fitzgerald vs. Teresa Fitzgerald - Dissolution of Marriage.

Hobart Perry vs. Jerry West - Requesting payment on Rental Agreement and for property damages.

Ditch Financial LLC vs. Phillip R Fluty - Default on Contract.

Commonwealth of Kentucky, ex rel., Lesley Sizemore vs. Phillip Chambers ll  - Attempt to collect child support. 

Commonwealth of Kentucky, ex rel., West Virginia Department For Health /Family Services, Bureau for Child Support Enforcement - Susan Bowens vs. Elaina Robertson . Attempt to collect Child Support .

Kara McCoy vs. Terrance Shawn Thompson - Dissolution of Marriage and Property Agreement.

Rickey D. Hogston vs. Frankie Hogston - Dissolution of Marriage and Marital Property Agreement 

Capital One, N.A. vs. Virginia P. Maynard - Attempt to collect debt.

Discover Bank vs. Sandy Castle -Attempt to collect debt.

Julie Coteral vs. Tilde Smith - Complaint for Child Support and Medical Support.

 

THERE WERE NO MARRIAGES TO REPORT THIS MONTH

 

Lawrence Fiscal Court holds special meeting on Sheriff's repayment...approves lease of beach area

Lawrence co. Sheriff Garrett Roberts and office manager Sherry burchettA special meeting was held by the Lawrence County Fiscal Court on Wednesday, April 6, to approve several items.

The first item on the agenda was to approve refund payment to Sheriff Garrett Roberts' office. A motion to approve was made by Magistrate Morris Howard and seconded by Magistrate John J. Lemaster. Repayment had to be made due to a computer error, where the amount wasn't carried over from Dec.

The court authorized the Clerk to advertise for bids on Brookside/Summer Lane Bridge repair. 

The 2014 Sheriff's Franchise Settlement was accepted, as was the 2015 Sheriff's Fee Settlement in the amount of $70,343.17. Approval was granted to seek bids on roller for county garage.

The last item on the agenda was to approve a lease contract between the Lawrence County Fiscal Court and Legend Enterprises for the beach store. Owners of Legend Enterprises made a presentation to the court, showing their plans for the lake area near the marina.

The meeting was then adjourned.

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST MARCH 25-31, 2016 

Brandon Birt

 

Brandon Birt, 28, of Louisa, turned himself in March 25, 2016 at 12:02 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a weekend jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

John M. Oliver

 

John M. Oliver, 25, of Louisa, turned himself in March 25, 2016 at 12:25 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a weekend jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

Teri L. Sammons

Teri L Sammons, 34, of Warfield, Kentucky; turned herself in March 25, 2016 at 6:00 P.M., to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department to serve a weekend jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

Leslie Howell

 

Leslie Howell, 49, of Louisa, was arrested March 25, 2016 at 7:17 P.M., by Sergeant Ed Cordle  of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

David Hoeft

David Hoeft, 52, of Louisa, was arrested on March 26, 2016 at 11:56 A.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) MINOR INJURY [ 2 COUNTS ],  • MENACING.

 

 


 Jeffery Kitchen

Jeffery Kitchen, 42, of Louisa, was arrested on March 26, 2016 at 10:34 P.M., by deputy Dwayne Bowen of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATORING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE.

 

 


April L. Meeks

April L. Meeks, 36, of Louisa, was arrested on March 27, 2016 at 2:04 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) MINOR INJURY.

 

 

 

James M. Kise

James M. Kise, 47, of Louisa, was arrested March 27, 2016 at 8:33 P.M., by trooper Forrest Newsome of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 

 

 


 Bertha Meade

Bertha Meade, 53, of Louisa, was arrested March 28, 2016 at 3:47 P.M., by Sergeant Ed Cordle of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500, • CRIMINAL TRESPASSING-2ND DEGREE .

 

 

 

Jason Maynard

 

Jason Maynard, 23, of Louisa, was arrested on March 29, 2016 at 10:46 P.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) MINOR INJURY.

 

 


 Anthony R. Chapman

Anthony R. Chapman, 46, of Louisa,  turned himself in March 30, 2016 at 2:12 P.M., to the Lawrence County Jail Transport to serve a weekend jail sentence with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 


i Lawrence Gasner

Lawrence Gasner, 28, of Louisa, was arrested March 31, 2016 at 9:48 P.M., by patrolman officer Julius Musick of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with:  • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.