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December 31, 2013

Grand jury hands down indictments

Dec. 31, 2013 —     A Morehead man was indicted Dec. 20 by a Rowan County grand jury for the alleged abuse of a one-year-old child.

    Shain A. Bostic, 20, was indicted for first-degree assault, domestic violence, when he allegedly assaulted the infant by causing broken ribs, a broken femur, a torn frenulum and other injuries between July 2 and Aug. 8.

    The charge is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    Also indicted were:

    • Travis Lee, 32, for 12 counts possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor when he allegedly had in his possession matter that visually depicted a sexual performance by a minor on Aug. 22-23.

    • Timothy Brian Massey Jr., 41, for manufacturing methamphetamine when he allegedly possessed materials for making meth with the intent to manufacture meth on Nov. 11.

    Massey also was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    • Carolyn A. Barker, 40, for bigamy when she allegedly married Jarvis Lee Dehart while legally married to Ronald Barker on Nov. 12.

    • Jonathan J. Runyon, 20, Alise E. Broussard, 24,  and Adam L. Wilson, 25, for two counts burglary and one count theft by unlawful taking when they allegedly remained in the home of Jackie Stamper with the intent to commit and crime and took a $4,000 boat motor between Nov. 1 and Nov. 5.

    • David Kimmel Jr., 28, for theft by unlawful taking when he allegedly took a $598 50-inch television from Walmart on Oct. 30.

    • James E. Gardner, 40, for criminal possession of a forged instrument when he allegedly passed a $2,000 counterfeit check at Kentucky Bank drawn on the account of Tingle & Settle on Sept. 28.

    • Connie Sue Easterling, 42, for fraudulent use ID card or electronic code for benefits whens she allegedly used a food stamp card to receive $153.09 in food at Walmart and Save-A-Lot on Sept. 12.

    • Jeffrey C. Adams, 20, for impersonating a peace officer when he allegedly pretended to represent a police officer while trying to gain information from two females regarding damage to a vehicle on Nov. 10.

    The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only. That person is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which the state must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

    Stephanie Ockerman can be reached at or by telephone at 784-4116.

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