PIKEVILLE, Ky. - A total of 14 indictments were returned during the last meeting of the Pike County Grand Jury, held in November.
Ervin Jay Smallwood, 35, of Regina, was indicted on the capital offense of murder, on allegations that he unlawfully beat and suffocated Gregory Todd Martin, thereby causing his death.
Janie Maynard, “aka” Janie Vermillion, 42, of Forest Hills, was indicted on charges of criminal possession of forged instrument, second degree (Class D felony) and theft by unlawful taking (Class C felony).
Maynard allegedly committed the crime when she uttered or possessed checks in various amounts written on the account of Industrial Resource Group at the Bank of Mingo, and to which she forged the name of John Preece. The total amount of the forged checks was in excess of $10,000.
Luke Dotson, 36, of Pikeville, was indicted on charges of escape, third-degree (Class B misdemeanor) and tampering with a prisoner monitoring device (Class D Felony).
David Nunnemaker, 44, of Pikeville, stands indicted on charges of flagrant non-support (Class D felony) that now totals more than $1,000.
Trista Biliter, 28, of Prestonsburg, and Kimberly Young, 36, of Hatfield, were each indicted on one count of theft by failure to make required disposition of property (Class C felony).
Mary Morton, 45, of Ashcamp, was indicted on charges of theft by unlawful taking (Class D felony) and criminal possession of a forged instrument, 2nd degree (Class D felony).
Anthony J. Gillespie, 25, and Claude Isaac, of Hi Hat, were both indicted on charges of robbery, first-degree (Class B felony); theft by unlawful taking (Class D felony); and wo counts of being a persistent felony offender, 1st degree (Class A felony).
Chris Downs, Jr., 38, of Manassas, Va., was indicted for flagrant nonsupport in excess of $1,000 (Class D Felony).
Riley Hensley, 33, of Phyllis, was indicted by the grand jury for burglary, first-degree (Class B felony) and assault, second-degree (Class C felony).
Timothy Kelly, 46, of Elkhorn City, was indicted for trafficking in controlled substance, first-degree (Class C felony).
Barbara C. Slone, 35, of Pound, Va., stands indicted on a single count of assault, second-degree (Class C felony).
Steven Williamson, 45, of Kimper, was indicted on 10 separate charges that include assault, second-degree (Class C felony); assault, third-degree (Class D felony); promoting contraband, first-degree (Class D felony); two counts of criminal mischief, first-degree (Class D felony); two counts of wanton endangerment, first-degree (Class D felony); terroristic threatening, third-degree (Class A misdemeanor); and being a persistent felony offender, second-degree (Class B felony).
(Editors Note: An indictment is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.)