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Man indicted after standoff with police

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 HEBRON ESTATES - A man who got into a confrontation with police that involved gunfire has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

Stephen A. Mahoney has been indicted on eight counts of wanton endangerment and nine counts of terroristic threatening.

According to the indictment, Mahoney allegedly created a risk to eight police officers of the Pioneer Village and Hillview departments, as well as sheriff’s deputies on April 28, 2012.

Also, he made threats to the officers, as well as to his wife, that day.

Although shots were fired, no one was injured and Mahoney was taken into custody, where he remains.

The most serious charges are Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

The Pioneer Village police department investigated the case.

In other felony indictments:

*Wesley V. Bryson - charged with rape and being a persistent felony offender.

According to the indictment, Bryson allegedly forced another individual to have sexual relations on July 10, 2012.

This is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

However, due to past felonies in Grayson and Jefferson counties, his sentence could be enhanced.

Tony Mattingly of the Mount Washington Police Department investigated.

*James Sneed - charged with rape, sodomy and incest.

According to the indictment, Sneed allegedly forced an individual into having sexual intercourse from February 2011 through June of 2012.

All of the charges are Class B felonies punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

Shepherdsville police officer Jeremy Wilson and Sheriff’s Det. Mark Riley investigated.

*Ace D. Jones - charged with assault.

According to the indictment, Jones allegedly used a deadly weapon to assault another individual on June 30, 2012.

The Class B felony is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

Rocco Besednjak of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated the case.

*Justin S. Glass - charged with burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

According to the indictment, Glass entered into a home on May 14, 2012, and took items over $500.

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

Officer Michael Keffer of the Lebanon Junction Police Department investigated.

*Alan W. Culver, Ryan T. Moore and Joshua W. Frazier - charged with complicity to burglary, complicity to theft by unlawful taking over $500 and complicity to theft of controlled substance.

The indictment alleges that the trio went into a home on March 12, 2012, and took items valued at over $500.

They also allegedly took controlled substances belonging to the homeowner.

Keffer was the investigating officer.

The most serious of the allegations are Class C felonies punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

*Misty Thompson - charged with unlawful access to a computer and tampering with physical evidence.

The indictment alleges that on Dec. 28, 2011, Thompson improperly gained computer access without the consent of the owner.

And she then allegedly tried to destroy evidence.

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

Kevin Roy of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated. 

*David B. Reenan - charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument.

The indictment alleges that on Jan. 13, 2012, Reenan forged a check valued at $4,500.

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

Wilson of the Shepherdsville Police Department investigated.

*Whitney J. Chrappa - charged with receiving stolen property.

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

The indictment alleges that on Sept. 9, 2011, she had in her possession a stolen firearm.

Mattingly investigated the case.

*Wade A. Holt - charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500.

The indictment alleges that Holt took possession of property valued  belonging to the Bullitt County campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College on Aug. 22, 2011.

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

*Jeff Webber - charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of property.

According to the indictment, Webber acquired property valued at over $500 from an individual on Aug. 14, 2010, and failed to pay for it.

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

*Kimberly A. Roberts - charged with two counts of wanton endangerment.

The indictment alleges that on June 21, 2012, Roberts operated a motor vehicle in a way that put two people in danger.

Shepherdsville police officer Josh Bratcher investigated the Class D felonies.

*Steven D. Bratton, David W. Stanton, John D. Barnes and William T. Shepherd - all charged with flagrant non-support.

All were indicted for allegedly having more than $1,000 due in back child support.

The Class D felonies are punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

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.