In the first case, against Timothy Shawn DeLoach the jury heard charges of Wanton Endangerment in the First degree, and 15 counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, Second Degree and returned a decision of no true bill. For charges of First Degree Burglary, Forgery in the Second Degree- 13 counts and 13 counts of Theft by Deception- under $300, the jury returned an indictment.
The jury heard the evidence against Shawn M. Avera collected by the Kentucky State Police on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance- First Degree, a first offense, Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree (two counts), DUI-first offense with aggravating circumstances, Possession of a Prescribed Controlled Substance not in the Original Container, Failure to Wear Seatbelts and Failure to Use Child restraints and returned an indictment on each charge.
Defendants in the alleged armed robbery of the Handy Korner Market in October also received indictments by the Grand Jury. Alleged robbers William Simmons, Christopher Dunning and Derrick Fowler face trial for Robbery in the First Degree (in complicity.) Simmons faces the additional charge of being a Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree.
Police also arrested brothers Chanz J. and Lanz J. Outing for the incident, accusing them of receiving stolen property. The two were charged with, and indicted by the jury for Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- first offense with Firearm enhancement, Trafficking in Marijuana, between eight ounces and five pounds with a firearm enhancement. The jury indicted Chanz Outing for the additional alleged offenses of being a Convicted Felon n Possession of a Handgun, being a Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearms (three counts) and Second Degree charges of being a Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree.