Casey grand jury indicts 12

August 29, 2004|EMILY BURTON

LIBERTY - A Casey County Grand Jury recently indicted 12 people, including four accused of trafficking in cocaine, Clonazepam and marijuana.

Indicted were Jennifer C. Sims, 28, Eric R. Bender, 26, Michael S. Turner, 19 and Simon B. Harrison, 18, on charges of first- and third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking in less than eight-ounces of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Steven Garrett was the grand jury witness against Bender. Bender and Garrett served as grand jury witnesses against Turner, Harrison and Sims.

Arraignment for Bender, Turner and Harrison is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sept. 27. Sims' arraignment has been set for 1 p.m. Sept. 13.


Others indicted include:

Charles D. Jones, 54, on charges of two counts of theft by deception over $300. According to police, Jones wrote two checks for $4,000 and $2,500 in 1994, knowing they would not be honored. Bail was set at $6,500 cash only. William A. Durham was the grand jury witness.

Kerrie S. Durham, 21, on charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $300. Police allege Durham took property valued at approximately $12,000 from a Pamida store between October 2003 and April, 2004. Kentucky State police detective Joel Woods, Johnna Mason and John Folkerts were the grand jury witnesses. Bail was set at $2,000.

Robert G. Estes, 44, on the charge of flagrant non-support for owing approximately $95,445.79 in back child support. Reportedly, Estes has not paid child support since February of 1987 through August 2003. Rebecca Durham was the grand jury witness.

Johnathon L. Bullock faces charges of receiving stolen property over $300. Police say Bullock received or disposed of an 1991 Chevrolet Cavalier. Chad Weddle was the grand jury witness. Bail was set at $500 cash or property.

Patricia K. Rodgers, 32, on charges of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and being a persistent felony offender, second degree. The indictment states that Rodgers had been convicted of a felony previously. No bond was set. Steven Garrett was the grand jury witness.

Mildred G. Durham, 65, on charges of criminal possession of a forged prescription. Joey Miller was the grand jury witness.

William Ed Bullock III, 26, on charges of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, alcohol intoxication and giving a false name or address to a law officer. Police say Bullock possessed a 22-caliber handgun and was under the influence of alcohol when Kentucky State Police trooper D.L. Richmond questioned him Aug. 5. Bond was set at $2,500. Richmond was the grand jury witness.

Stefanie R. Collins, 24, on six counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud or false statement from April 2003 through February 2004. John M. Sparks Jr., investigator with the office of the Attorney General, was the grand jury witness. Bail was set at $2,500 cash or property.

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