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August 25, 2009

Grand Jury indicts 20 persons

Theft incidents prevalent in McCreary County

WHITLEY CITY — A McCreary County grand jury returned indictments against 20 individuals for the month of August.

The report released yesterday includes charges against:

• Brandon Joseph Alexander, 108 Herb Neal Rd., Pine Knot — second-degree rape. On July 1, Alexander had intercourse with female under 14.

• Edward Martin, Esau Ross Apts. #7, Stearns — first-degree burglary, Theft by Unlawful Taking, first-degree Criminal Mischief. On January 20, Martin unlawfully entered the home of Ronnie Ross and took a Remington 22 caliber rifle, R&G; 22 caliber handgun, and other items. Martin also caused more than $1,000 to Ross’ apartment.

• Peggy Cox, 331 New Liberty Rd., Williamsburg — second-degree burglary, Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $500 but less than $10,000, and first-degree Persistent Felony Offender. On June 16, Cox unlawfully entered the home of Jessie Martin and took $2,000. Cox was previously convicted of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and Receiving Stolen Property over $300 in Whitley County two years ago.

• Jason Perry, 5800 Hwy. 90, Parkers Lake — Receiving Stolen Property Over $500 but less than $10,000, Obscuring the Identity of a Machine, first-degree PFO. On April 30, Perry had in his possession a 1998 Kawasaki Bayou four wheeler stolen from Kenneth Baker and which had its VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) removed. Perry’s previous convictions include drug-trafficking charges and date back to 2003.

• Patrick Ross, 103 Locust Rd., Oneida, TN — first-degree Criminal Mischief, third-degree terroristic threatening, and first-degree PFO. On June 23, Ross threatened to kill Samuel Watters and caused more than $1,000 to Watters’ house and trailer. Ross was previously convicted of receiving stolen property in McCreary County and promoting contraband in Franklin County among other charges dating back to 1997.

• Eric Creekmore and Tonya Daugherty, both of 102 Woodpecker Drive, Pine Knot — two counts of Receiving Stolen Property Over $500 but less than $10,000. On June 27, Creekmore and Daugherty were found in possession of a 2005 Polaris four wheeler belonging to Jack Meadows and a 2001 New Holland tractor/seeder stolen from Elza Construction.

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