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Burglaries high on indictment list in Bullitt County

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 SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether it is the staggering economy or the need for money for drugs or simply the need to steal, the Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted a number of felony offenders for burglary charges.

Ashley Hutton was charged with burglary in the first degree and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

The indictment alleges that on Sept. 30, 2013, Hutton entered a home while in possession of a deadly weapon with the intent to commit a crime.

While at the home, she allegedly took items worth over $500.

The most serious charge is a Class B felony, punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

Mount Washington police officer Charles Ballard investigated.

*Larry G. Woolett -- charged with burglary and being a persistent felony offender.

The indictment alleges that on Sept. 24, 2013, Woolett entered a home to commit a crime.

The Class C felony is punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

However, due to a July 2011 conviction in Bullitt County, any sentence could be enhanced.

Deputy Matt Corder of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

*Marcus A. Thornsberry and Alexandria T. Reichel -- indicted for complicity to robbery. In addition, Thornsberry was indicted for burglary.

According to the indictment, the pair allegedly threatened an individual on Jan. 20, 2014, while committing a theft.

This is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

On the same day, Thornsberry allegedly entered a home with the intent to commit a crime. That is also a Class C felony.

Shepherdsville officer Jason Ellison investigated.

*Charles K. Tatum -- indicted for burglary, theft by unlawful taking over $500, intimidating a participant in a legal process and being a persistent felony offender.

The indictment alleges that on March 25, 2014, Tatum entered a home to commit a crime.

While there, he allegedly took items valued at over $500 and then threatened a person who was a possible participant in a legal process.

The most serious offense is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years in prison. However, a June 2009 conviction in Bullitt County could enhance any sentence.

*Andrew Ray -- indicted for burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

The indictment alleges that on March 29, 2013, Ray entered a home to commit a crime. While there, he took items valued at over $500.

The most serious crime is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

Det. Danny Cook of the Hillview Police Department investigated the case.

*James D. Logan -- indicted for burglary and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

The indictment alleges that between Feb. 26-27, 2014, Logan broke into a building belonging to Osbourn Landscaping off Bells Mill Road.

He allegedly took items less than $500 from the business but did write a forged check in the amount of $359.

The most serious offense is a Class D felony, punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

Cook investigated the case.

*Jason Berry and Amanda Decker -- indicted for two counts of complicity to knowingly abuse/neglect of adult.

The indictment alleges that on Feb. 19, 2014, the pair abused or neglected an elderly female and male in their care.

These are Class C felonies, each punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

Deputy Josh Grimes of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

*Anthony L. Hendges -- indicted for rape and sexual abuse.

According to the indictment, Hendges forced a female to engage in sexual intercourse between March 10-11, 2014.

During that same time, he allegedly forced the woman to  have sexual contact.

The most serious charge is a Class B felony, punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

Det. Lynn Hunt of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

*Bryan M. Veltman -- indicted for arson, fraudulent insurance acts over $500 and being a persistent felony offender.

According to the indictment, Veltman started a fire with the intent to destroy or damage a building he owned on Feb. 6, 2014.

He was charged with presenting a written or oral statement to receive insurance benefits which he knew would come after his false or incomplete information.

The Class B felony is punishable by 10-20 years. However, due to a January 2013 conviction in Nelson County, any new sentence could be enhanced.

*Keith M. Taylor -- indicted for complicity to theft by unlawful taking over $500.

The indictment alleges that between Feb. 27-March 2, 2011, Taylor took items valued at over $500 from another individual.

This is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

*Ciara Simcoe and Bryan M. Veltman -- indicted for complicity to criminal mischief. Veltman, in addition to the arson charge, has been indicted for intimidating a participant in a legal process and being a persistent felony offender.

The pair allegedly caused more than $1,000 in damage to a building belonging to another man on April 6, 2014.

And Veltman allegedly tried to influence the testimony of the property owner.

The most serious charge is a Class D felony, punishable by 1-5 years in prison. However, Veltman is also facing the PFO charge.

*Cameron J. Kinsey -- indicted for intimidating a participant in a legal process, two counts of wanton endangerment and being a persistent felony offender.

The indictment alleges that on March 27, 2014, Kinsey placed a woman and a child in danger due to his actions.

He then allegedly tried to threaten the woman, who was a part of the legal process.

The most serious charge is a Class D felony, which is punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

However, due to a 2011 conviction for assault in Jefferson County, any sentence could be enhanced.

*Kristen P. Quick -- indicted for intimidating a participant in a legal process and escape.

According to the indictment, Quick directed a threat to a woman who was a participant in the legal process on March 11, 2014.

Then, on March 15, 2014, she allegedly did not return to the Bullitt County Detention Center after being granted a court-ordered furlough.

*Lauren N. Garrett -- indicted for promoting contraband and being a persistent felony offender.

The indictment alleges that on April 27, 2014, Garrett tried to get contraband into the jail.

The Class D felony could be enhanced due to a March 2012 conviction for burglary and theft by unlawful taking.

*James E. Duvall Jr. -- indicted for receiving stolen property over $500.

The indictment alleges that on Dec. 24, 2013, Duvall took control over property valued at over $500.

This is a Class D felony. Shepherdsville officer David Kron investigated.

*Shawn Brice, Tonya Brashear and Keith Brashear -- indicted for complicity to receiving stolen property over $500.

The indictment alleges that the three individuals were in possession items which had been stolen on April 28, 2014.

This is a Class D felony. Shepherdsville officer Josh Bratcher investigated.

*Kevin Carter -- indicted for theft by failure to make required deposition of property over $500.

The indictment alleges that on Nov. 1, 2013, Carter did not make a payment on property.

This is a Class D felony.

An indictment does not mean guilt or innocence. It only means that at least nine of the 12 grand jurors felt there was enough evidence to move forward with a criminal trial.