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February 24, 2014

N.C man indicted for multi-county car chase

Laurel County grand jury hands down indictments

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CORBIN —

— Ashley A. Harmon, 27, of Evarts, was named on a four-count indictment Friday for charges incurred Dec. 12. The first count indicts her for first-degree promoting contraband after she allegedly knowingly and unlawfully introduced Oxycodone into the Laurel County Correctional Center. The second count indicts her for first-degree possession of a controlled substance after she allegedly possessed a quantity of Oxycodone. The third count indicts her for second-degree promoting contraband after she allegedly knowingly and unlawfully introduced Alprazolam into the correctional center. The fourth count indicts her for third-degree possession of a controlled substance after she was allegedly found in possession of Alprazolam. JailTracker records indicate she was released from the correctional center Dec. 13 on a $10,000 fully-secured bond.

— Steven D. Simpson, 49, of London, was named on a three-count indictment Friday for charges incurred Oct. 16. The first count indicts him for theft by unlawful taking property valued at more than $500 but less than $10,000 after he allegedly took a nail gun, circular saw and other miscellaneous tools owned by a male victim. The second count indicts him for first-degree fleeing or evading the police after he allegedly failed to obey Kentucky State Trooper Jason VanHook to stop running. The third count indicts him for third-degree escape after he allegedly fled VanHook's custody. JailTracker records indicate he was jailed Nov. 1 and released Jan. 17 on a $10,000 surety bond.

— Karen G. Powell, 47, and Melanie D. Vaughn, 38, both of London, were indicted for theft by failure to make required disposition of the value of $10,000 or more after they allegedly converted gasoline owned by Lee Oil Company to their own use of Feb. 18, 2010. Powell was jailed Aug. 1 and released less than an hour later on a $13,000 cash bond, according to JailTracker records. There are no JailTracker records for Vaughn.

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