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Nelson County Grand Jury indictments from Jan. 4

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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. All information comes directly from the Nelson County Circuit Court.

The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Jan. 19.

Daniel Abney, 31, of McGregor, Texas, first-degree fleeing and evading police (on foot), resisting arrest. On or about Aug. 22, 2016, Abney knowingly disobeyed a direction to stop given by a police officer with the intent to flee, and intentionally prevented Deputy A.J. Lewis from effecting the arrest by using threatening physical force or violence. Bail was set $50,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Justin Borders, 27, of Bardstown, first-degree fleeing and evading police (motor vehicle), three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about Dec. 9, 2016, Borders unlawfully operated a motor vehicle with the intent to elude or flee, knowingly disobeying a direction to stop by a police officer. Borders also operated his motor vehicle in a reckless manner with deputies on the roadway. Borders is a persistent felony offender, having previously been convicted of second-degree criminal possession of forged instrument. Bail was set $50,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Sarah Beth Johnson, 29, of Bardstown, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia. On or about Aug. 5, 2016, Johnson unlawfully possessed heroin and drug paraphernalia. Bail was set $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Gary Wayne Kinder, Jr., 26, of Bardstown, first-degree promoting contraband, third-degree terroristic threatening, first-degree persistent felony offender. On or about Dec. 8, 2016, Kinder knowingly introduced a homemade knife into the Nelson County Jail and threatened to commit any crime likely to result in death or serious physical injury to a person. Kinder is a persistent felony offender having previously been convicted of second-degree robbery, complicity to tampering with physical evidence, third-degree burglary and theft of firearm. Bail was set $50,000 cash only, plus conditions.

William Clark, Jr., 39, of Bardstown, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree terroristic threatening. On or about Dec. 30, 2016, Clark unlawfully restrained a woman, not allowing her to leave and exposing her to risk of serious physical injury. On or about Dec. 5, 2016, Clark threatened to commit any crime likely to result in death or serious physical injury to a woman. Bail was set $25,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Ja’wan Allen McKnight, 19, of Bardstown, complicity to first-degree burglary, ten counts of complicity to first-degree wanton endangerment, complicity to second-degree criminal mischief, complicity to third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal mischief, possession of marijuana, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance. On or about Nov. 16, 2016, McKnight unlawfully entered a residence while armed with a deadly weapon, fired a gun in an apartment, fired a gun at a vehicle, fired a gun into a house, damaged property, possessed marijuana, possessed cocaine, and possessed Xanax. Bail was set $50,000 cash only, plus conditions.

David A. Aldridge, 34, of Lebanon Junction, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine). On or about Aug. 7, 2016, Aldridge unlawfully possessed methamphetamine. Bail was set $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Quacy Levelle Sheckles aka Dunk, 22, of Bardstown, seven counts of complicity to first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about Nov. 16, 2016, Sheckles fired a gun at a vehicle and into a house. Sheckles is a persistent felony offender having previously been convicted of theft by unlawful taking or disposition (firearm). Bail was set $50,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Dorothy C. Wampler, 24, address unknown, second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking (auto). On or about Dec. 16, 2016, Wampler unlawfully entered a residence with the intent to commit a crime and took a 2010 Ford Focus, a cell phone and an RCA tablet. Bail was set $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.

William Christian McMillian, 19, of Bardstown, complicity to first-degree burglary, ten counts of complicity first-degree wanton endangerment, complicity to second-degree criminal mischief, complicity to third-degree criminal mischief, possession of marijuana. On or about Nov. 16, 2016, McMillian unlawfully entered a residence with the intent to commit a crime while armed with a deadly weapon, fired a gun in an apartment, fired a gun at a vehicle, fired a gun into a house, damaged property, and possessed marijuana. Bail was set $50,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Joseph Linton, 41, of Bardstown, first-degree burglary, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about Dec. 13, 2016, Linton unlawfully entered a residence with the intent to commit a crime while armed with a deadly weapon. Linton is a persistent felony offender having previously been convicted of flagrant non-support. Bail was set $50.000 cash only, plus conditions.