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Grand Jury issues indictments in Bullitt County

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    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals have been indicted recently by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on the following felonies:
    *Darryl S. Jones - charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, receiving stolen property and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.
    According to the indictment, Jones allegedly had a weapon in his possession on July 23, 2011, while being a convicted felon.
    And the weapon was stolen.
    The most serious charge is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years in prison.
    Mike Cook of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department investigated.
    Tina McKeethen - charged with burglary.
    According to the indictment, McKeethen allegedly entered a home on July 20, 2011, with the intent to commit a crime.
    The Class C felony could carry a penalty of 5-10 years in prison.
    *Steven J. Cammack Jr. - charged with burglary and theft by unlawful taking.
    The indictment alleges that on Aug. 1, 2011, Cammack broke into a home with the intent to commit a crime. And while there, he allegedly took items valued at over $500.
    The most serious charge is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years.
    Larry Moore of the Hillview Police Department investigated.
    *Wesley Roberts - charged with receiving stolen property and being a persistent felony offender.
    Under the indictment, Roberts allegedly had possession of property under $10,000 which he knew or should have known to be stolen.
    The Class D felony could be enhanced due to a theft conviction in 2007 in Bullitt County.
    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department investigated.
    *Ricky L. Homeister - charged with sexual abuse.
    According to the indictment, Homeister allegedly had contact with a female less than 16 years of age on April 4, 2011.
    The Class D felony is punishable by 1-5 years. Det. Steve Clark of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated.
    *Kevin F. McGahey - charged with burglary, criminal mischief and being a persistent felony offender.
    According to the indictment, McGahey allegedly entered the Melton Food Mart illegally on Aug. 13, 2011. While there, he caused damage to the store.
    The Class D felony of 1-5 years could be enhanced due to three prior felony convictions in Jefferson County.
    Rocco Besednjak of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated.
    *Janeen D. Mason - charged with unlawful transaction with a minor and receiving stolen property under $10,000.
    The indictment alleges that on July 29, 2011, Mason assisted two juveniles in committing a felony.
    On that date, Mason allegedly was in possession of property belonging to another individual.
    The charges are Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years.
    Besednjak investigated the case.
    *Timothy W. Boyatt - charged with driving under the influence for a fourth offense.
    According to the indictment, Boyatt was caught on July 12, 2011, operating his motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of more than .15.
    This is a Class D felony. Besednjak investigated.
    *Kayela Poteet - charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500.
    According to the indictment, Poteet allegedly had property of another individual from 2009 through Oct. 15, 2010.
    This is a Class D felony.
    *Teresa M. Roades - three counts of assault.
    The indictment alleges that on June 22, 2011, Roades caused injury to three female deputies with the Bullitt County Detention Center.
    These are Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years in prison.
    *Michael R. Phelps - charged with promoting contraband and being a persistent felony offender.
    The allegation is that on June 15, 2011, Phelps introduced contraband into the Bullitt County Detention Center.
    The Class D felony could be enhanced as Phelps two past felonies.
    *Jacob M. Bates - charged with promoting contraband.
    The indictment alleges that on July 26, 2011, Bates tried to get contraband into the detention center. This is a Class D felony.
    *Raymond R. Lebel - charged with assault.
    According to the indictment, Lebel was charged for his third offense against a family member or a member of an unmarried couple.
    This has been enhanced to a Class D felony.
    The incident allegedly occurred on Aug. 3, 2011.
    *Paul J. Renfrow - charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500.
    The indictment alleges that Renfrow took control of property belonging to another individual.
    This is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years.
    *John D. Huff - charged with assault and being a persistent felony offender.
    The indictment alleges that on Aug. 6, 2011, Huff attempted to cause injury to sheriff's deputy Tony Morris.
    The Class D felony could be enhanced due to previous felony for theft in Jefferson County in 2005.
    Mark Riley of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated.
    *Andrew B. Cary - charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500.
    The indictment alleges that on March 11, 2011, Cary took control over property belonging to another individual.
    This is a Class D felony.
    *Johnathan E. Barnes - charged with fleeing or evading police.
    According to the indictment, Barnes allegedly did not stop for police on July 14, 2011.
    This is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.
    KSP Trooper Cruz investigated the case.
    *Marvin Shehan, Jesse D. Wisdom, Steven B. Bezy and Horace Jones - each charged with flagrant non-support for allegedly falling more than $1,000 behind in child support payments.
    These are Class D felonies.
    In addition, Wisdom's sentence could be enhanced due to a past felony conviction for flagrant non-support in Grayson County in 2008.
Drug-related indictments
    *Robert W. Parker - charged with tampering with physical evidence and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school.
    According to the indictment, Parker allegedly had marijuana near Maryville Elementary on May 21, 2011.
    The allegations are Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years.
    Hillview officer Scott Creason investigated.
    *Ann M. Hutchins - charged with unlawful distribution of methamphetamine precursor and retaliating against a participant in a legal process.
    According to the indictment, Hutchins had items on July 30, 2011, that could be used to manufacture meth.
    And on Aug. 9, 2011, she allegedly made threats against a person who may be involved in her prosecution.
    The Class D felonies are punishable by 1-5 years in prison.
    Besednjak investigated the case.
    *Inez N. Browning, Jennifer L. Cox, Eddie R. Adams and Gregory S. Cox - charged with complicity to manufacture meth.
    Adams has been charged with being a persistent felony offender for four past felony convictions.
    The indictment alleges that on July 15, 2011, the individuals had chemicals or equipment to manufacture meth.
    This is a Class D felony.
    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Department investigated.
    *William Slaven - charged with unlawful distribution of a meth precursor.
    According to the indictment, Slaven had materials which were precursors to the manufacturing of meth on Feb. 13, 2011.
    This is a Class D felony.
    Steve Hamilton of the Lebanon Junction Police Department investigated.
    *Larry W. Turner - charged with possession of a controlled substance.
    The indictment alleges that on June 17, 2011, Turner had cocaine in his possession.
    This is a Class D felony.
    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Department investigated.
    An indictment does not mean guilt or innocence. Instead, it means that at least nine of the 12 grand jurors felt there was enough evidence to move forward with a criminal trial.