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Nelson Circuit Court indictments for June

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

The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court June 22.

Jesse T. Lashley, 53, of New Haven, four counts first-degree sexual abuse. Sometime between Jan. 1 and May 2, 2017, Lashley subjected a child, who is incapable of consent because she is less than 12 years old, to sexual contact four times. Bail was set at $9,500 cash, plus conditions.

William Mattingly, 24, of Bardstown, first-degree possession of a controlled substance. On or about Mar. 28, 2017, Mattingly possessed heroin. Bail was set at $5,000 cash, plus conditions.

Bernard E. Woodson, 45, of Bardstown, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of a prescription not in a proper container and public intoxication. On or about Mar. 24, Woodson possessed cocaine, Hydrocodone, marijuana and a prescription not its proper container. Woodson also appeared in a public place under the influence of an intoxicating substance. Bail was set at $5,000 cash, plus conditions.

Elijah L. Cothern, 30, city at large, theft by unlawful taking (auto) and first-degree persistent felony offender. On or about May 3, Cothern unlawfully took a Ford Ranger pickup truck. Cothern is a first-degree persistent felony offender, having previously been convicted of possession of meth precursor, assault under extreme emotional disturbance and third-degree assault in Hardin County. Bail was set at $50,000 cash, plus conditions.

Loronzo Draper a.k.a. Rickie Stovall, 29, city unknown, receiving stolen property, first-degree fleeing and evading police (motor vehicle), first-degree fleeing and evading police (on foot), first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree criminal mischief, giving a police officer a false name or address, improper passing and speeding 26 mph or more over the speed limit. On or about Feb. 19, Draper fled police in a motor vehicle and on foot, causing a substantial risk of serious physical injury or death to people and property. Draper gave Officer Brad Carrico a false name and/or address, passed a vehicle in a no-passing zone, and operated his vehicle 26 mph or greater over the speed limit. Draper also damaged property. Bail was set at $50,000 cash, plus conditions.

Janet L. Thompson, 54, of Bardstown, cultivating five or more marijuana plants, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. On or about May 8, 2017, Thompson cultivated five or more marijuana plants with the intent to sell, and possessed marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Thompson also induced a minor to engage in criminal activity sometime between Jan. 27 and May 8. Bail was set at the same bond as district court, plus conditions.

Zachary Haydon, 24, of Mount Eden, third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking. On or about Mar. 28, 2017, Haydon unlawfully entered the Thai Summit factory building with the intent to commit a crime and took copper and various tools worth $500 or more but less than $10,000. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.