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Recent Bell County Grand Jury indictments

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On June 30, 2021, the Bell County Grand Jury returned true bills for indictments on the following individuals to be bound over for trial:


23 year old Kristen Overbay of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with operating on a suspended or revoked license and possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense.


40 year old Jamie Lynford Warren of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with failure to or improper signal, tampering with physical evidence, possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, and persistent felony offender - 1st degree.


42 year old Eugene J. Miller of Pineville, Ky. charged with possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense.


24 year old Markell Hubbard of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with wanton endangerment - 1st degree, 1st offense and possession of Marijuana.


25 year old Chelsea Howard of Hulen, Ky. charged with possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, possession of controlled substance - 3rd degree, 1st offense, and failure to maintain insurance.


42 year old Rosa King of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with theft by unlawful taking $500 or more, but less than $10,000 and persistent felony offender - 1st degree.


36 year old Timothy Ables of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with no insurance card, not maintaining insurance, no registration receipt or plates, operating an ATV on a roadway, wanton endangerment - 1st degree police officer, wanton endangerment - 1st degree, fleeing or evading police - 1st degree (motor vehicle), and fleeing or evading police - 2nd degree (on foot).


42 year old Brian K. Brown of Pineville, Ky. charged with kidnapping - adult, possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.


28 year old Chelsie L. Kuhns of Hyden, Ky. charged with arson - 3rd degree, wanton endangerment - 2nd degree, and criminal trespassing - 2nd degree.


61 year old James Ron Pursifull, Jr. of Pineville, Ky. charged with possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, possession of controlled substance - 3rd degree, and tampering with physical evidence. A second indictment charges Pursifull with convicted felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a defaced firearm.


30 year old John Bingham of Walker, Ky. charged with failure to wear seat belt, operating on a suspended or revoked operators license, possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense.


31 year old Benjermen Hoskins of Pineville, Ky. charged with theft of mail matter, theft by unlawful taking controlled substance under $10,000, theft by unlawful taking over $500 but under $10,000, and persistent felony offender - 1st degree.


40 year old Eric Osbourne of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, and failure to or improper signal.

38 year old Timothy Lee Mason of Pineville, Ky. charged with possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, operating on a suspended or revoked operators license, and excessive window tint.


37 year old Joseph h Wilson of Pineville, Ky. charged with possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, persistent felony offender, and theft by unlawful taking over $500 but under $10,000.


30 year old Kendall Raines of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence - 2nd degree (aggravated circumstances), driving on a DUI suspended license - 2nd degree (aggravated circumstances), no registration, failure to wear seat belts, failure to maintain insurance, no signal, and careless driving.


49 year old Larry D. Blackburn of Pineville, Ky. charged with burglary - 2nd degree and terroristic threatening.


48 year old James Verlin Miller of Harrogate, Tn. charged with burglary - 1st degree, assault - 4th degree (domestic violence), assault - 4th degree (no visible injury), public intoxication - controlled substances, criminal mischief - 3rd degree, 4 counts of wanton endangerment - 2nd degree, terroristic threatening - 3rd degree, and menacing.


44 year old Robert Scott Inman Jr. of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense, failure to maintain insurance, and operating on a suspended or revoked operators license.


53 Year old Angela Buchanan of Middlesboro, Ky. charged with theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000.

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