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HAZARD A man accused of attempting to murder another man in June was indicted by the grand jury in Perry County on Friday.
Ryan K. York, 29, of West Liberty, is facing charges of attempted murder and first-degree persistent felony offender after police say he ran down Emanuel Jones with a truck on June 18 at a parking lot in Lothair. Jones survived the incident while York is currently in the Kentucky River Regional Jail on a $50,000 cash bond. He is due back in court on September 1.
Two people were indicted on charges of wanton endangerment after they allegedly used a child as a decoy while committing a theft.
Lonnie W. Miller, 32, of Crab Orchard, and Karah K. Combs, 36, of Hazard are alleged to have stolen $1,000 from another subject at the Taco Bell in Hazard on May 8. During the course of the theft, police said the couple placed a minor child in the arms of the victim as a decoy as they committed the theft, thus creating a substantial danger of serious physical injury to the child, the indictment read. The two are facing charges of first-degree wanton endangerment and theft by unlawful taking over $500. Combs is also charged with second-degree persistent felony offender. Bail for Miller was set at $25,000, while Combs was set at $50,000.
Danny Joe Messer, 22, of Hindman, was indicted on charges of felony theft and first-degree criminal mischief for allegedly stealing a Ford truck and damaging the vehicle on March 4. Bail was set at $25,000.
Troy Fugate, 47, of Bonnyman, and Brian Fugate, 25, of Christopher, were indicted on one count of second-degree robbery for allegedly using force while stealing shoes from a subject at the Kentucky River Regional Jail in Hazard on May 19. The alleged victim received severe bruising, a broken nose and loose teeth during the incident.
Troy Fugate was also charged with one count of first-degree persistent felony offender, while Brian Fugate received an additional charge of second-degree persistent felony offender. Bail for both was set at $75,000.
Justin L. Napier, 38, of Rowdy, is charged with one count each of first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree attempted assault, and second-degree criminal mischief. He is accused of attempting to strike another man with a pipe and using his truck to block the path of another vehicle on February 14. Bail was set at $40,000.
Leslie Way Southwood, 37, of Clayhole, Ky., was indicted on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon, DUI and first-degree persistent felony offender. Southwood is accused of illegally possessing methadone and a club concealed under his car seat on May 8. Bail was set at $50,000.
Justin Coots, 27, of Yeaddiss, is facing charges of third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $500 for allegedly burglarizing a building belonging to the Perry County Board of Education and taking two air conditioners, carts and pieces of metal and scrap on June 6. Bail was set at $25,000.
Joseph Riley, 28, of Hazard, was indicted on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance and theft by unlawful taking under $500.
Riley is accused of illegally possessing methadone and alprazolam on March 20. He is additionally being charged with allegedly stealing a DVD copier from the Hazard Walmart on the same day. Bail was set at $20,000.
Tony Trent, 41, of Vicco, is facing one count of first-degree possession of a controlled substance for allegedly possessing methadone and oxycodone June 1. Bail was set at $20,000.
David C. Williams, 39, of Hazard, was indicted on charges of theft by unlawful taking over $500 and second-degree persistent felony offender. He is accused of stealing television sets from the Magic Mart in Hazard on May 24. Bail was set at $40,000.
Kermit C. Cox, 30, of Hazard, is charged with receiving stolen property over $500 and second-degree persistent felony offender for allegedly receiving a stolen chainsaw and drill on May 12. Bail was set at $40,000.
Shawn Brock, 31, of Mozelle, Ky, was indicted on charges of first-degree promoting contraband, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and theft by unlawful taking under $500.
Brock is accused of introducing hydrocodone into the Kentucky River Regional jail on March 17 and allegedly stealing merchandise from the Hazard Walmart on the same day. Bail was set at $25,000.
Daniel Brashear, 47, of Hazard, is charged with DUI 4th offense, driving on a DUI suspended license, failure to register transfer of a motor vehicle, no insurance, no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card and second-degree persistent felony offender. Brashear is alleged to have operated a motor vehicle while under the influence on June 6 while having been convicted of at least four previous offenses. Bail was set at $50,000.
Green R. Davis, 51, of Viper, is facing one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon for allegedly being in possession of a firearm on February 6, 2009 while having been previously convicted of a felony. Bail was set at $25,000.
Anthony A. King, 31, of Kite, Ky., was indicted on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree promoting contraband and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is accused of illegally possessing oxymorphone and attempting to introduce the substance into the Kentucky River Regional Jail on April 11. Bail was set at $25,000.
Ronald R. Sampsell, 23, of Hazard was indicted on charges including first-degree possession of a controlled substance, DUI second offense, driving on a suspended or revoked license, speeding, failure to wear seat belts, and failure to produce an insurance card. He is accused of illegally possessing a quantity of oxycodone and methadone on April 9. Bail was set at $25,000.
Harold Quillen II, 20, of Avawam, is facing charges of third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking under $500 and third-degree criminal mischief for allegedly burglarizing a salvage garage and stealing a computer on May 16. Bail was set at $25,000.
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