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Nelson Circuit Court indictments from April 4, 2018

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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 and had arraignments set for April 19.

Samuel Devin Longacre, 28, of Bardstown, first-degree promoting contraband, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about Feb. 25, Longacre introduced a lighter into the Nelson County Jail. Longacre is a second-degree persistent felony offender, having previously been convicted of first-degree obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, receiving stolen property, and first-degree possession of a controlled substance-heroin. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.

Daniel C. Glass, 28, of Bardstown, first-degree fleeing and evading police (on foot), fourth-degree assault — domestic violence. On or about Feb. 6, Glass wantonly disobeyed a direction to stop and fled immediately after committing an act of domestic violence. Glass knocked another person to the ground, causing his nose to bleed. Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

David Alan Chesser Jr., 31, of New Haven, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (third offense), operating a motor vehicle while license suspended for DUI, failure to produce insurance card, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, expired Kentucky registration plates. On or about Jan. 28, Chesser unlawfully possessed meth and drug paraphernalia, drove a vehicle while under the influence after having previously been convicted of DUI and while his license was suspended for Dui, id not have a valid insurance card or registration receipt and had no or expired plates on his vehicle. Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Keith M Daffron, 48, of Cox’s Creek, receiving stolen property. On or about Feb. 15, Daffron received, retained or disposed of stolen steel storm grates valued at $500 or more but less than $10,000. Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Daniel Shane Janes, 30, of Bardstown, complicity to first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, complicity to trafficking in marijuana, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, four counts of complicity to endangering the welfare of a minor, complicity to possession of marijuana, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about March 13, Janes, either acting alone or in concert with three others, unlawfully possessed cocaine in an amount less than four grams and marijuana in an amount less than eight grams with intent to sell or transfer, possessed drug paraphernalia, and failed to exercise reasonable diligence to prevent children from becoming neglected. Janes is a second-degree persistent felony offender, having previously been convicted of first-degree wanton endangerment. Bail was set at $25,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Rebecca D. Hutchins, 25, of Bardstown, complicity to first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, complicity to trafficking in marijuana, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, four counts of complicity to endangering the welfare of a minor, complicity to possession of marijuana, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about March 13, Hutchins, either acting alone or in concert with three others, unlawfully possessed cocaine in an amount less than four grams and marijuana in an amount less than eight grams with intent to sell or transfer, possessed drug paraphernalia, and failed to exercise reasonable diligence to prevent children from becoming neglected. Hutchins is a second-degree persistent felony offender, having previously been convicted of theft by unlawful taking. Bail was set at $25,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Eugene C. Chesser, 37, of Bardstown, complicity to first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, complicity to trafficking in marijuana, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, four counts of complicity to endangering the welfare of a minor, complicity to possession of marijuana, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about March 13, Chesser, either acting alone or in concert with three others, unlawfully possessed cocaine in an amount less than four grams and marijuana in an amount less than eight grams with intent to sell or transfer, possessed drug paraphernalia, and failed to exercise reasonable diligence to prevent children from becoming neglected. Bail was set at $25,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Julie A. Gonzalez, 63, of Bardstown, complicity to first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, complicity to trafficking in marijuana, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, four counts of complicity to endangering the welfare of a minor, complicity to possession of marijuana, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about March 13, Gonzalez either acting alone or in concert with three others, unlawfully possessed cocaine in an amount less than four grams and marijuana in an amount less than eight grams with intent to sell or transfer, possessed drug paraphernalia, and failed to exercise reasonable diligence to prevent children from becoming neglected. Bail was set at $25,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Cory L. McClain, 28, of Bardstown, first-degree wanton endangerment, endangering the welfare of a minor. On or about Feb. 27, McClain overdosed and left a needle in the same room as an unattended infant child. Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Tanya N. O’Bryan, 37 of New Haven, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, careless driving. On or about Jan. 19, O’Bryan unlawfully possessed meth and drug paraphernalia and drove in a careless manner. Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Joseph William Hutchins, 46, of Bardstown, tampering with physical evidence, four counts torture dog/cat with serious physical injury or death, four counts of first-degree criminal mischief, menacing, third-degree trespassing. On or about Feb. 23, Hutchins shot several dogs, damaged property belonging to another person causing a loss of $1,000 or more, attempted to conceal a shotgun, cursed and acted disorderly toward police officers and unlawfully entered premises. Bail was set at $20,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Joshua A. Pride, 26, of Peoria, Ariz., flagrant non-support. From Feb. 7, 2014, through May 30, 2018, Pride persistently failed to provide support, resulting in an arrearage of $7,286.01. Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

Patrick S. Ramsey, 23, of Loretto, second-degree rape. Sometime between March 1, 2017, and May 30, 2017, Ramsey engaged in sexual intercourse with another person less than 14 years old. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.

Billy R. Banks, 22, of Shepherdsville, second-degree rape. Sometime between March 1, 2017, and May 30, 2017, Banks engaged in sexual intercourse with another person less than 14 years old. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.