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The Campbellsville man shot by police after he allegedly fired a weapon at them has been indicted on charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment.
Adam Douglas Powell, 22, of 506 Woodlawn Ave. was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.
According to a Kentucky State Police report, the charges stem from an altercation on March 29.
The report states Campbellsville Police received a 911 call about a domestic situation involving weapons at 506 Woodlawn Ave.
When officers arrived, the report states, they found Powell armed with a handgun. Powell confronted officers with the gun, and the officers ordered him to drop the weapon. Instead of dropping the handgun, the report states, Powell fired his weapon at the officers.
Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield said Campbellsville Police Officer Jason Simpson returned fire. Powell was struck twice. He was taken by ambulance to Taylor Regional Hospital where he underwent surgery and was later transferred to the University of Louisville Hospital.
Powell was charged with attempted murder and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.
Bond was set at $50,000 cash. If convicted, Powell could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in prison.
- Anthony J. McMahan, 50, of 7812 Saloma Road in Campbellsville was indicted on assault and wanton endangerment charges after a collision last month on KY 210 in which two children and their mother were seriously injured.
According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Department report, McMahan was traveling east on KY 210 when he crossed over the centerline of traffic and entered the westbound lane. McMahan's vehicle struck the passenger side of a vehicle driven by Raymond Schmitt, 54, of Hesston, Kan.
Schmitt and his passengers, Lisa M. Schmitt, 49, Ashley C. Schmitt, 14, and Hannah M. Schmitt, 11, had been traveling west on KY 210.
In a report last week, Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh stated that Hannah Schmitt was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital before being transferred to Kosair Hospital in Louisville. She is now recovering in Kansas, his report states. Lisa Schmitt and Ashley Schmitt were both taken by helicopter to University Hospital in Louisville. His report states both are still recovering in Louisville. Raymond Schmitt was treated and released in Louisville.
McMahan was admitted to the intensive care unit at Taylor Regional Hospital.
As a result of the collision, the report states, McMahan was charged with DUI.
McMahan was indicted on three counts of first-degree assault, first-degree wanton endangerment and DUI.
Bond was set at $50,000 cash. If convicted, McMahan could be sentenced to as much as 65 years in prison.
- Tia L. Watt, 29, of 10172 New Columbia Road in Columbia, accused of striking a Campbellsville Police officer with her vehicle, has been indicted on assault and other charges. Yolanda Sanchez, 31, of 609 Cedar St. in Columbia was indicted along with Watt on charges of theft and possession of marijuana.
According to a Campbellsville Police report, police were investigating a shoplifting complaint at Green River Plaza when Officer Ben Riggs made contact with Watt in the parking lot. While speaking with Riggs, the report states, Watt attempted to flee and struck Riggs with her vehicle, knocking him to the ground.
Watt and Sanchez were each indicted on a charge of theft by unlawful taking more than $300. Sanchez was also charged with possession of less than 8 ounces of marijuana.
Watt was also charged with third-degree assault, first-degree fleeing or evading police and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.
Bond for each defendant was set at 10 percent of $20,000. If convicted, Watt could be sentenced to as much as 25 years in prison and Sanchez could face as much as five.
- Shawna Spurling, 35, of 2120 Spurlington Road in Campbellsville was indicted on charges of first-degree possession of cocaine, public intoxication and possession of drug supplies.
Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000. If convicted, Spurling could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.
- Dwayne "Blue" Smith, 46, of 608 Birdwood Ave. in Campbellsville was indicted on charges of first-degree possession of cocaine, his second offense, and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.
Bond was set at $25,000 cash. If convicted, Smith could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison. The charge of being a persistent felony offender could increase any sentence he might receive.
- James Leslie Whitehead, 28, of 2699 Montgomery Mill Road in Greensburg was indicted on a charge of receiving more than $300 in stolen property.
Bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000. If convicted, Whitehead could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.
- Michelle Andrea Routin, 34, of 40 Creason Lane in Greensburg was indicted on a charge of theft by deception more than $300.
Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000. If convicted, Routin could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.
- Natosha A. Hays, 29, of 309 Boldrick Ave. in Lebanon was indicted on six counts of second-degree criminal possession of forged checks.
Bond was set at $1,000 cash. If convicted, Hays could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.
- An indictment is a legal accusation only. It does not establish guilt.