The following indictments were returned by the Grand Jury of the Carter Circuit Court on October 8, 2021. An indictment is not a determination of guilt or innocence. It is simply a charge that an offense has been committed and indicates that a case is pending on the charges listed. All defendants have the presumption of innocence until found guilty in a court of law.
Though it is a part of the public record, the Carter County Times does not make a habit of printing the names of minor children or the victims of alleged crimes, except under exceptional circumstances.
- Michael Middleton, 45, of Olive Hill, on or about June 8, 2021, committed the offenses of criminal mischief, first degree, by intentionally destroying property belonging to another, causing more than $1,000 damage, a Class D Felony; leaving the scene of an accident, by having an accident with an automobile and fleeing the scene without locating and notifying the owner of such property of their name, address, and the registration number of the vehicle they were driving, or leaving written notice of the same, or filing a report with local police, a Class A Misdemeanor; wanton endangerment, first degree, by wantonly engaging in conduct which created a substantial danger of death or serious physical injury to another, a Class D Felony; and failure to maintain require insurance, first offense, by driving a motor vehicle on a public roadway without valid insurance in effect on the vehicle, a Class B Misdemeanor.
- James Sexton, 43, of Grayson, on or about August 10, 2021, committed the offense of receiving stolen property, over $500, by being in possession of property valued at over $500 belong to another, knowing it to have been stolen, a Class D Felony.
- Kevin Skaggs, 27, of Hitchins, on or about September 4, 2021, committed the offense of assault in the first degree, by intentionally assaulting the victim with a deadly weapon, causing them to suffer serious physical injury, a Class B Felony.