By Carl Keith Greene / Staff Writer
Two men and a woman were indicted Friday by the Laurel County grand jury on assault charges.
Charles Robert Deaton, 29, of Corbin, was indicted on charges that on Oct. 4, he beat and kicked his wife of less than two months, dragged her by the hair and a leg from the bedroom of their home to the kitchen, then cut her beneath the chin and on the ankle with a kitchen knife.
Following that, he reportedly cleaned the knife and attempted to put it in one of her hands in an alleged effort to put her fingerprints on it.
The indictment charges him with first-degree assault, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree persistent felony offense (PFO).
The PFO charge is based on a Pulaski County charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and two Laurel County charges, theft by unlawful taking and first-degree possession of a controlled substance.
In a separate indictment, Brandon Hutcherson, 20, of Rineyville, was charged with first-degree assault after he allegedly beat and jumped on a man named Agustin Zavala and broke his leg.
Hilda Henson (aka Hilda Westerfield), 44, of Manchester was charged with second-degree assault “upon Michelle Jordan by striking her with a bat.”
Other indictments included:
Lisa Johnson (aka Philpot), 40, of London, 54 counts of wanton endangerment after she allegedly ran into the back of a Laurel County school bus while driving under the influence of intoxicants, possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Ricky Allen, 50, of London was charged on three separate indictments.
Most recently he was charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking and a count of criminal mischief for activity about Feb. 10. That indictment also charges him with first-degree persistent felony offense.
He was also indicted on charges allegedly committed about May 7 and May 26. Four counts of burglary, four counts of theft by unlawful taking and three counts of criminal mischief.
The earliest indictment, one count each of first-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking, theft of a firearm and first-degree persistent felony offense.
Derrick Miller (aka Millar), 42, of Lexington, theft by deception, by taking $1,390 from Dr. Wayne Parrott, London, in return for University of Kentucky basketball season tickets that were never received.
Lucas Nantz, 55, of London, second-degree burglary.
Teresa Collins, 28, of London, two counts of third-degree burglary and a count of receiving stolen property.
Christopher Chavies, 19, of Barbourville and Owen Hurley Jr., 40, of London, were charged together with second-degree manufacturing meth.
Chavies was also charged with receiving stolen property.
Each was also charged with first-degree persistent felony offense.
Nicholas Coffey, 28, and Summer Hazime, 27, both of London, second-degree burglary and receiving stolen property. Coffey was also charged with first-degree persistent felony offense.
Leland Gilbert, 47, no address given, 13 theft related counts.
They include trafficking in stolen vehicle or vehicle parts, obscuring the identity of a 2004 Detro trailer, receiving a stolen 2004 Detro trailer, theft by deception by writing a cold check for $2,800 to purchase a Dodge Neon, obscuring the identity of a 2006 Cherokee camper trailer, receiving a stolen 2006 Cherokee camper trailer, obscuring the identity of a John Deere mower and receiving a stolen John Deere mower.
He was also charged with theft by deception for taking cash for Clayton Hollingsworth in return for the stolen John Deere mower, receiving a 2008 Dodge pick up truck stolen from Bob Allen Motor Sales, receiving a 2007 Dodge pick up truck stolen from Sternberg Chrysler Plymouth, receiving a 2008 Dodge pick up truck stolen from Coyle Dodge and receiving a 2008 Dodge pick up truck stolen from Commonwealth Dodge.
Michael Paul Smith, 26, of London, seven counts of theft by deception by writing cold checks for merchandise worth between $500 and $10,000. He was also charged with second-degree persistent felony offense.
Teddy Vaughn, 47, of London, receiving stolen property valued at more than $10,000.
Verda Hall, 42, of Corbin, four counts of receiving stolen property.
Dale Tabor (aka Deward Dale and Dale Edward), 56, of London, receiving stolen property worth more than $300 and obscuring the identity of a machine worth more than $300.
Christina D. Colwell, 26, of London, theft of identity.
Brian D. Robinson, 33, of East Bernstadt, two counts of first-degree trafficking in meth and second-degree persistent felony offense.
Darrin Caudill, 42, of East Bernstadt, manufacturing meth.
Joshua W. Turner, 24, of Manchester, first-degree possession of meth and second-degree persistent felony offense.
Jerry Grimes, 55, of East Bernstadt, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and public intoxication.
Earlier, Grimes and Margaret Hicks, 21, of Burnside, were together indicted. He with first- degree possession of meth, driving under the influence of intoxicants and second-degree persistent felony offense.
Hicks with first-degree possession of meth, carrying a concealed deadly weapon while possessing a controlled substance, first-degree possession of Lorcet while carrying a firearm and possessing drug paraphernalia.
Paticia A. Hatton 19, of Corbin, first-degree possession of meth and public intoxication.
Daniel K. Lewis, 58, of London, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.
William Lawson, 53, of London, two counts of first-degree trafficking in controlled substances.
Carla Jo Chaney, 48, and James Plummer, 31, both of London, Chaney, two counts first-degree selling oxycodone. The pair, first-degree selling oxycodone and Plummer second-degree persistent felony offender.
Kevin M. Hobbs, 38, of London, cultivating more than five plants of marijuana and possessing a firearm while a convicted felon.
Steven B. Lawson, 34, James W. Hicks, Jr., 33, and Jonathon D. Day, 21, all of East Bernstadt, growing at least five marijuana plants and possessing marijuana. Hicks also first persistent felony offense.
Vickie Blankenship (aka Jackson), 27, of London, second-degree trafficking in hydrocodone and first-degree trafficking in oxycodone and meth.
James F. Cornett, 55, of London, second-degree trafficking in hydrocodone.
Melissa S. Boggs, 27, of London, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree promoting contraband, third-degree possessing a controlled substance, driving while intoxicated, and first offense possession of drug paraphernalia.
Charles Hatton, 65, of London driving while intoxicated and driving on a revoked or suspended license.
Gary W. Couch, 47, of London, failure to register as a sex offender and first-degree persistent felony offense.
Jimmey Maggard, 36, of London, flagrant non support.
Michael Johnson, 35, of London, flagrant non support.
And Jason Vance, 45, of Corbin, flagrant non support.
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