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Grand jury indicts 16

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Campbellsville man charged with sexual abuse, attempted rape of victim under 12 years old

By The Staff

 

A Campbellsville man was indicted on two charges of sexual abuse first degree and one charge of attempted rape, with the victim being under 12 years of age, according to indictments from a Taylor County grand jury last week. 

Dakota B. Redmon, of South Central Avenue in Campbellsville, was indicted on the charges stemming from incidents that took place between Sept. 1 and Sept. 29. 

The sexual abuse charges are classified as Class C felonies in Kentucky (punishable by 5-10 years incarcerated) and the attempted rape charge is a Class B felony (punishable by 10-20 years incarcerated). 

Bond was set at $10,000 full cash. He is to have no contact with the complaining witness, no violations of the law, no use of drugs or alcohol, and no contact with children under the age of 18. 

Also indicted by the grand jury was Tassie Seals of Campbellsville. Seals was indicted on a charge of assault second degree stemming from an incident on Oct. 12, in which Campbellsville Police said Seals assaulted Lucio Garcia, 37, with a knife. 

A Campbellsville Police report states that officers were dispatched to the area of South Jackson and East First streets on Friday, Oct. 12, at 11:45 a.m. in reference to a call about an assault with a knife in which they discovered Garcia had been assaulted, resulting in a large laceration to the hand. 

Seals was also indicted on a persistent felony offender charge. Bond was set at $18,000 cash. She is to have no contact with the victim and is not permitted to possess any weapons. 

Fourteen other individuals were also indicted by the Taylor County grand jury last week. Those indicted were the following individuals: 

• Brian B. Baldwin, of N. Columbia Avenue in Campbellsville, was indicted on three counts of wanton endangerment first degree involving a police officer, three counts of wanton endangerment first degree, fleeing or evading police, theft of motor vehicle registration plate, criminal littering, operating on a suspended/revoked license, reckless driving, disregarding a traffic light, speeding 26 mph over the limit, failure to illuminate head lamps, no registration plates, and being a persistent felony offender. 

Bond was set at $20,000 full cash. He is not permitted to drive and is to have no use of drugs or alcohol and no violations of the law. 

• David Johnson, of 1609 East Broadway in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of assault fourth degree (domestic violence) third or greater offense within five years and alcohol intoxication in a public place. Bond was set at $250 full cash, He is to have no contact with the complaining witness, no violations of the law, and no use of drugs and alcohol.

• Lawrence E. Carter, of Bell Court in Campbellsville, was indicted on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $5,000 unsecured. He is to have no violations of the law and no use of drugs or alcohol. 

• Devin McGlone, of Walling Street in Campbellsville, was indicted on four counts of wanton endangerment first degree and one count of receiving a stolen firearm. Bond was set at $10,000 cash. He is to have no contact with the alleged victims, no firearms, and no alcohol or illegal drug use. 

• Charles Waymon, of Tebbs Bend Road in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of burglary third degree and theft by unlawful taking under $500. Bond was set at $5,000 cash. He is to have no contact with Walmart.

• Danny R. Berry, of Happy Hills Drive in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of burglary third degree and theft by unlawful taking under $500. Bond was set at $1,000 cash. He is to have no contact with the victim and no contact with the premises.

• James R. Viers, of Gaddis Ridge Road in Elkhorn, was indicted on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana. Bond was set at $5,000 – 10 percent. 

• Marcus Taylor, of Hillview Court in Campbellsville, was indicted on three counts of identity theft and being a persistent felony offender. Bond was set at $10,000 cash. He is to have no contact with the victims. 

• Craig A. Vernon, of East Finley Ridge Road in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of trafficking in more than two grams of methamphetamine, trafficking in less than 8 ounces of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia, and possession of a defaced firearm. Bond was set at $1,500 full cash. He is to have no use of drugs or alcohol, no violations of the law, and no possession of firearms. 

• Joey Tungate, of Fisher Creek Road in Lebanon, was indicted on charges of burglary third degree, theft by unlawful taking under $500, and being a persistent felony offender. Bond was set at $15,000 – 10 percent. He is to have no contact with Walmart. 

• Jason L. Atwood, of Greensburg Road in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), buy/possess drug paraphernalia, operating on a suspended/revoked license, failure to maintain insurance, failure to or improper signal, and failure to wear seat belts. Bond was set at $5,000 full cash. He is to have no violations of the law and no use of drugs or alcohol.

• Michael T. Ryan, of Scottsboro, Alabama, was indicted on charges of possession of an unspecified drug and buy/possess drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $1,000 unsecured. He is to have no violations of the law and no use of drugs or alcohol.

• Adam Edwards, of Southern Drive in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of possession of an unspecified drug, promoting contraband first degree, possession of marijuana, and being a persistent felony offender. Bond was set at $1,000 full cash. He is to have no violations of the law and no use of drugs or alcohol. 

• Lucas Parsons, of Timothy Trail in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, resisting arrest, and being a persistent felony offender. Bond was set at $5,000 – 10 percent. He is to have no weapons and no firearms. 

 

• An indictment is a legal accusation. It does not imply guilt.