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Indictment issued for stolen funds

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By The Staff

    HILLVIEW - A former employee has been indicted for taking over $10,000 from the Tumbleweed restaurant in northern Bullitt County.

    Jolina M. Morrison was recently indicted by the Bullitt County grand jury and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000.

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

    The alleged incident happened between April 2008 and Dec. 2, 2009.

    Scott Barrow of the Hillview Police Department investigated the case.

    In other indictments:

    *Robert W. Bailey Jr. was indicted for burglary, criminal attempt to commit rape and two misdemeanors.

    According to the indictment, Bailey allegedly went into a home on Feb. 26, 2010, while armed with a deadly weapon.

    While there, he allegedly tried to force a woman to have sexual intercourse.

    The most severe of the charges is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    Lebanon Junction police officer Terry Phillips investigated the case.

    *Tristan T. Crisler and Mark A. Pardue were charged with complicity to criminal mischief, complicity to burglary and complicity to theft by unlawful taking.

    According to the indictment, they allegedly entered a residence on March 30, 2010 and destroyed property valued at over $1,000.

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

    Det. Danny Cook of the Hillview Police Department investigated.

    *Mike A. Snodgrass Jr. was indicted for robbery, a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    According to the indictment, Snodgrass allegedly threatened to use a dangerous weapon upon another man during a theft on March 31, 2010.

    Det. Buddy Stump of the Mount Washington Police Department investigated.

    *Eric S. Mattingly, Steven Crowley and Michael Gordon were indicted for complicity to burglary and complicity to theft by unlawful taking while a firearm was in their possession.

    On Jan. 12-13, 2010, the three allegedly entered a business while carrying a deadly weapon. They also took control of a firearm.

    The most serious of the charges is a Class B felony which is 10-20 years in prison.

    Gordon was also charged with being a persistent felony offender, which could enhance any sentence.

    Det. George Jetter of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated the case.

    *Twain D. Harris Jr., Jasmine S. Moore and Anthony D. Garrison were indicted for complicity to burglary, a Class C felony.

    According to the indictment, the three entered into a home on March 17, 2010, with the intent to commit a crime.

    The punishment could be 5-10 years in prison.

    Det. Scotty McGaha investigated the case.

    *John M. Soutar was indicted for burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    The indictment alleges that Soutar entered a home on March 29, 2009, with the intent to commit a crime. He was also charged with taking items valued at over $500 from the home.

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

    Stump was the investigating officer.

    *Richard W. Williams was indicted for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

    The indictment alleges that on Dec. 29, 2009, Williams possessed a handgun.

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

    Deputy Floyd Cook of the sheriff’s department investigated the case.

    *Charles Pike was indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    Between April 2007 and Aug. 1, 2007, Pike allegedly took property belonging to Fazoli’s that was valued at over $500.

    This is a Class D felony.

    *Daniel J. Miller was indicted for burglary and nine counts of theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    The indictment alleges that on April 11, 2010, Miller entered into a shed owned by another individual.

    During a time period of March and April 2010, Miller allegedly took control of property from nine individuals and the items were all valued at over $500.

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

    Det. Steve Clark of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated.

    *Daniel E. Sands was indicted for fleeing or evading police and several misdemeanor charges.

    On Feb. 11, 2010, Sands allegedly tried to evade police.

    This is a class D felony.

    Hillview police officer Larry Moore investigated.

    *Joseph G. McNear was indicted for fleeing police and being a persistent felony offender.

    McNear allegedly evaded two Hillview police officers on March 30, 2010.

    The Class D felony could be enhanced due to prior felony convictions dating back to 1995.

    Hillview officer Jeremy Schmidt investigated the case.

    *Jonathan A. McGrew was indicted for two counts of wanton endangerment, being a persistent felony offender and several misdemeanors.

    The indictment alleges that on April 11, 2010, he operated a vehicle in a manner that put two children at risk.

    The Class D felonies, punishable by 1-5 years, could be enhanced due to past felony convictions.

    Hillview police officer Mike Murdoch investigated the case.

    *David A. Clark Jr. was indicted for sexual abuse, a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

    According to the indictment, between Feb. 15-16, 2010, he had sexual contact with an individual who was physically helpless.

    Tim Wade of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated.

    *Bradley Browning was indicted for theft by failure to make required deposition and being a persistent felony offender.

    The indictment alleges that on April 15, 2009, Browning took control of property and failed to make proper payment. This is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

    However, that sentence could be enhanced due to a 2006 felony conviction in Nelson County.

    *William R. Whitmer was indicted for wanton endangerment.

    According to the indictment, he operated a motor vehicle in a way that could have caused harm to another person on March 3, 2010.

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

    *Amanda L. Baker and Lauren Simpson were indicted for complicity to attempted kidnapping and complicity to attempted burglary.

    The indictment alleges that on April 13, 2010, the two restrain a female whose home they had illegally entered.

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

    Clark investigated the case.

    *Deana Firkins was indicted for criminal mischief, a Class D felony.

    The indictment alleges that on Feb. 9, 2010, Firkins destroyed property owned by another individual valued at over $1,000.

    This is punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

    *James T. Taylor, Melissa R. Rogers and Kimberly Herdt were indicted for failure to report change in order to receive benefits.

    These are Class D felonies.

    *Billie M. Mitchell and Ricky M. Walden Jr. were indicted for complicity to fail to repot change in order to receive benefits.

    Also, the Class D felony for Walden could be enhanced due to a previous felony conviction.

    *Gregory Crouch, Gregory Hudson, Richard J. Patterson and Phillip R. Sharpe II were indicted for flagrant non-support.

    This is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison for falling at least $1,000 behind in child support payments.

    In addition, Crouch and Hudson were indicted as persistent felony offenders. Their sentences could be enhanced due to past convictions.

    *Mark Cape was indicted for failure to comply with sex offender registration and being a persistent felony offender.

    The indictment alleges that between Feb. 20 and March 17, 2010, Cape did not list his change of address with the sex offender registry.

    The Class D felony could be enhance to prior convictions.

    Kentucky State Trooper Eric Hines investigated the case.

    *Daisy M. Johnson - charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

    The indictment alleges that on Oct. 27, 2009, Johnson was in possession of a firearm.

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

    The Bullitt County Drug Task Force investigated.