A Rowan County grand jury indicted 12 people Friday on charges including escape from police, burglary and first-degree arson.

Johnnie Dragoo, 28, of Morehead is facing two grand jury indictments on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, first and second-degree escape, disorderly conduct and attempted theft by unlawful taking.

According to the indictments, Dragoo twice eluded police, dragged a man hanging onto a car door, injured an emergency room nurse in one of the escape attempts and then tried to steal a vehicle.

Dragoo was first arrested March 17, on the wanton endangerment charge, but then told Morehead Police Sgt. Derrek Blevins he was suffering chest pain and needed to see a physician.

While being treated at St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Dragoo allegedly attempted to escape but was quickly apprehended by police and returned to custody.

Dragoo then told jail officials March 21 he again was suffering chest pain and needed medical attention.

While receiving treatment, he allegedly attempted escape a second time by fleeing the custody of Deputy Jailer Robert Lewis, and during the escape attempt, a nurse on duty in the emergency room was injured. Dragoo was soon captured with the help of MPD and Kentucky State Police.

The wanton endangerment charge stems from the incident March 17 when Greg M. Crum, claiming to be the victim of a robbery, stopped Sgt. Blevins and told him Dragoo had snatched his wallet.

“Crum said Dragoo was his brother-in-law and had picked him up on the way to Fleming County,” said Detective Matt Salley after the first arrest of Dragoo. “They stopped at the Carl Perkins Center for Crum to ask about renting the facility. He left his billfold in the car and Dragoo then took off driving around the building.”

Crum attempted to stop the vehicle, but was allegedly dragged along the pavement while hanging onto the door. The indictment states that Dragoo put the vehicle in motion when Crum was holding onto the door.

The second indictment states that Dragoo committed the offense of second-degree escape after arriving at the hospital March 17. He also is charged with first-degree escape when he allegedly March 19 got away from police a second time. Count three on the indictment states that also March 19 Dragoo committed the offense of second-degree disorderly conduct when he ran from the law through neighborhood property. Court four states that also March 19 he attempted theft by unlawful taking when he allegedly tried to overtake a vehicle belonging to Brewer Judd.

Dragoo is back in the Rowan County Detention Center without bond on the first-degree escape charge and a $15,000 full-cash bond on one charge of first-degree wanton endangerment and second-degree attempted escape.

A grand jury indictment is a formal accusation of a crime and does not establish guilt.

Other indictments include:

• Ronald D. Logan, 41, and co-defendant Jaqueline L. Kiser, 39, one charge each of third-degree burglary when they allegedly Jan. 5 entered or remained in the barn of Paul Manning in Rowan County with the intent to commit a crime.

• Jacqueline Stegall, 27, one charge of theft of services when she allegedly Jan. 26 received dental services in the amount of $750 from Arnett’s Dental Clinic of which she failed to pay, but attempted to pay for the services with someone else’s medical card; one charge Jan 26 of attempt/obtain controlled substance by fraud/false statement to practitioner when she allegedly obtained a prescription of Loratabs, schedule III drug, by using someone else’s medical card and one charge of theft of identity Jan. 26 when she allegedly used a medical card and identifying information of Carrie Murphy to obtain dental procedures and medication.

• Anthony S. Kershner, 31, and co-defendant Christopher L. Northern, no age given, are both charged with one count of first-degree arson March 19 when they allegedly started a fire at the Rowan County Detention Center with intent to destroy or damage. Kershner also is charged with one count of first-degree promoting contraband when he allegedly introduced a razor and lighter into the jail.

• Andrea Harris, 21, one charge Dec. 19 of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument when she allegedly forged a check in the amount of $85 on the account of Debbie Harris at Slone’s Signature Market.

• Gregory M. Adkins Jr., 26, one charge Feb. 14 of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense in five years; one charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, oxycodone; one charge of third-degree possession of a controlled substance, alprazolam and one charge of controlled prescription not in the proper container.

• Ronnie D. Logan, 41, one charge Jan. 14 of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon when he was allegedly in possession of a 17-caliber Marlin rifle.

• Tony R. Lewis, 32, one charge Feb. 28 of first-degree burglary when he allegedly entered or remained in the home of Shane Ballard without permission and while in the residence he caused extensive physical injury to Mr. Ballard and one charge of first-degree persistent felony offender.

• William Shema Terry, 49, one charge Nov. 17, 2008 when he allegedly committed the offense of theft by deception when he obtained a utility trailer valued over $300 and paid Joe Perry for the trailer with a check from the account of Lydia V. Parker at the First National Bank in Sandy Hook.

• Michael Fife, 26, one charge Jan. 22 of theft by unlawful taking over $300 when he allegedly took $900 for a couch and television from Alyona Zganyayko by giving her false identity and then not giving her the items after he received the money and one charge of second-degree persistent felony offender.

• Mathew Gardner, 28, and co-defendant Terssie Whisman, one charge each of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument when they allegedly March 2 possessed a check in the amount of $54.84 drawn on the account of Sharlet Muse at Morehead Federal Credit Union and cashed the check at the Morehead Wal-Mart and one charge of second-degree criminal possession of a forged check in the amount of $191.83 on the Muse account and cashed at Wal-Mart.

• Michael D. Dunn, 30, two charges Sept. 8, 2007 when he allegedly committed the offense of providing incomplete firearms training, when Dunn represented to the department that he had conducted training for a students Ricky Inman and Earl Inman, firearms instructor or conducted training for an applicant in the applicant training course and had not provided lecture instruction, showed a required visual aid, conducted hands-on firearm safety and cleaning training, provided range instruction and range firing, or had permitted a student to quality on a target on which the student had not achieved the marksmanship required by administrative regulations.

• Jackie Dowl Dillon, 53, one charge Oct. 1, 2008 when he allegedly committed the offense of first-degree sexual abuse when he subjected a female under the age of 16 to sexual contact by forcible compulsion.

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