November 20, 2012
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — The Pike County Grand Jury returned indictments against 12 people.
• Teddy R. Mullins, 33, of Virgie, and Wesley D. Younce, 22, of Virgie, were charged with receiving stolen property and first-degree criminal mischief stemming from the theft of an air conditioning unit from Voice of Victory Church.
• Jonathon Tackett, 29, of Virgie, was charged with second-degree burglary when he unlawfully entered the residence of Jessica Tackeet for the purpose of committing a crime within.
• Jimmy Newsome, 38, of Hellier, was charged with terroristic threatening by threatening to commit a crime likely to result in death or injury to himself, Pikeville Medical Center staff and Kentucky State Police Post 9.
• Adam N. Phillips, 34, of Pikeville, was charged with theft by unlawful taking by taking control of scrap metal and/or construction equipment valued at more than $500 which belonged to McJunkin Red Man Corp.
• David Collins, 34, of Pikeville, was charged with identity theft when he knowingly possessed or used identifying information of William Collins without consent and with intent to represent that he was such person for the purpose of avoiding detection.
• Paul Ford, 30, of Pikeville, was charged with second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking when he entered the residence of Barbara Price and took control of of less than $500.
• Kevin J. Worrix, 35, of Pikeville, was charged with obtaining controlled substances by fraud when he obtained or attempted to obtain hydrocodone.
• Elizabeth Vanhoose, 54, of Pikeville, was charged with theft by unlawful taking, second-degree possession of a controlled substance and third-degree possession of a controlled substance when she took merchandise with a value more than $500 from Walmart and was in possession of hydrocodone and xanax.
• Fredrick R. McCown, 45, of Pikeville, was charged with receiving stolen property when he knowingly received property stolen from Debrah Wiley valued at more than $500.
• Anthony Barron, 48, of Jenkins, was charged with possession of a firearm (handgun) by a convicted felon and second-degree persistent felony offender.
• Harlan Keith Damron, 29, of Robinson Creek, was charged with receiving stolen property when he knowingly received a Harley-Davidson motorcycle worth more than $500 which had been stolen from Connie Bryant.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: An indictment is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.)