Grand jury releases indictments, January 2016

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SALYERSVILLE - A Magoffin County grand jury released the following indictments Thursday, January 7:

Kayla Simpkins, 26, of Salt Lick Road, Salyersville, was charged with one count of first degree criminal possession of a forged prescription (a Class D felony). According to the indictment, on or about September 2, 2015, Simpkins allegedly possessed a forged prescription.

Christopher Evans, 33, of Strawberry Fields, Tennessee, was charged with one count of receiving stolen property less than $10,000 (a Class D felony) and one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, first offense (a Class B misdemeanor). According to the indictment, on or about October 2, 2015, Evans allegedly received, retained or disposed of movable property of another, with the property reportedly valued at $3,500, as well as operated a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance that impaired his driving ability.

Pat Arnett, 23, of HC 60, Salyersville, was charged with one count of receiving stolen property less than $10,000 and one count of receiving stolen property - firearm, both Class D felonies. According to the indictment, on or about January 11, 2015, Arnett allegedly received, retained or disposed of moveable property of another, with the property valued at $915, as well as a firearm, namely a High Point 9 mm semiautomatic pistol. 

 

Editor’s Note: The indictment or charge of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.