GRAND JURY RELEASES INDICTMENTS: June 2017

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SALYERSVILLE – A Magoffin County Grand Jury released the following indictments on June 1:

Virginia Estep, of Flat Gap, is charged with one count of theft by deception, including cold checks, $10,000 or more (a Class C felony). According to the indictment, on or about March 14, 2017, Estep allegedly obtained three checks totaling $33,000 with the intent to deprive the person thereof by intentionally creating or reinforcing a false impression as to her intention.

Carl R. Rudd, of HC 61, Salyersville, is charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (first offense), a Class D felony; operating motor vehicle under the influence or alcohol and/or drugs with aggravator (first offense), a Class B misdemeanor; controlled substance prescription not in the original container, a Class B misdemeanor; and possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, a violation. According to the indictment, on or about February 7, 2017, Rudd allegedly operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, possessed a quantity of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), possessed a controlled substance he was prescribed in a container in which it was not delivered to him, and possessed an open alcohol beverage container while in a motor vehicle. 

Shannon P. Price, of Paintsville, is charged with complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (less than 4 grams of cocaine), a Class D felony; complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance of a drug unspecified, first degree, first offense, equal to or more than 10 dosage units, a Class C felony; complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first degree, first offense, a Class D felony; controlled substance not in the original container, first offense, a Class B misdemeanor; six counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor; and carrying a concealed weapon, a Class A misdemeanor. According to the indictment, on or about April 11, 2017, Price allegedly manufactured, distributed, dispensed, sold, transferred or possessed with the intent to manufacture, distribute or sell quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine, and Percocet, reportedly acting in complicity with Carlos E. Dobson and Candi L. Price in doing so. 

Candi L. Price, of Nippa, is charged with complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (less than 4 grams of cocaine), a Class D felony; complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance of a drug unspecified, first degree, first offense, equal to or more than 10 dosage units, a Class C felony; complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first degree, first offense, a Class D felony; controlled substance not in the original container, first offense, a Class B misdemeanor; six counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor; failure to display and/or produce Kentucky registration receipt, a violation. According to the indictment, on or about April 11, 2017, Price allegedly manufactured, distributed, dispensed, sold, transferred or possessed with the intent to manufacture, distribute or sell quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine, and Percocet, reportedly acting in complicity with Carlos E. Dobson and Shannon P. Price in doing so. 

Carlos E. Dobson, of Hazard, is charged with complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (less than 4 grams of cocaine), a Class D felony; complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance of a drug unspecified, first degree, first offense, equal to or more than 10 dosage units, a Class C felony; complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first degree, first offense, a Class D felony; failure to display and/or produce Kentucky registration receipt, a violation; operating a motor vehicle on suspended or revoked operator’s license, a Class A misdemeanor; six counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor; and failure to display Kentucky registration plates, a violation. According to the indictment, on or about April 11, 2017, Price allegedly manufactured, distributed, dispensed, sold, transferred or possessed with the intent to manufacture, distribute or sell quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine, and Percocet, reportedly acting in complicity with Candi L. Price and Shannon P. Price in doing so. 

Marcus Sparks, of East Mountain Parkway, Salyersville, is charged with second-degree assault, a Class C felony; second-degree criminal mischief, a Class A misdemeanor; first-degree burglary, a Class B felony; two counts of first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, Class D felonies; second-degree disorderly conduct, a Class A misdemeanor; resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor; and menacing, a Class B misdemeanor. According to the indictment, on or about February 13, 2017, Sparks allegedly wantonly caused serious physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon, damaged property owned by that person causing a pecuniary loss of less than $1,000, ran from Trooper Mike Goble and Deputy Brian Tipton, engaged in threatening behavior, resisted arrest, and placed another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury. 

 

 

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.