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Multiple Felony Indictment Arrest in Hart County

Date of News Release: 12/08/2012

(Horse Cave, KY) -- On December 4th, 2012, Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeremy Smith presented an ongoing case investigation to the Hart County Grand Jury. Shortly after presentation, the Grand Jury returned felony indictments in reference to this case. On December 5th, 2012, Trooper Smith located these wanted individuals and executed several of the returned felony indictments. Below are the individuals and their respective charges:

Joshua L. Poynter (28) of Park City; Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense, Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Complicity), Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree, Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Complicity), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Firearm Enhancement), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Complicity), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess, Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Complicity), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Firearm Enhancement), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana (Complicity), & Possession of Marijuana (Firearm Enhancement).

Joseph R. Jewell (28) of Horse Cave; Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense, Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Complicity), Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree, Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Complicity), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Firearm Enhancement), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Complicity), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess, Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Complicity), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Firearm Enhancement), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana (Complicity), & Possession of Marijuana (Firearm Enhancement).

David B. Lay (39) of Glasgow; Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense, Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Complicity), Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree, Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Complicity), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Firearm Enhancement), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Complicity), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess, Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Complicity), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Firearm Enhancement), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana (Complicity), Possession of Marijuana (Firearm Enhancement), & Persistent Felony Offender 2nd Degree.

Kimberly N. Skaggs (24) of Park City; Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense, Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Complicity), Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree, Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Complicity), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Firearm Enhancement), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Complicity), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess, Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Complicity), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Firearm Enhancement), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana (Complicity), & Possession of Marijuana (Firearm Enhancement).

Amy J. Wright (29) of Cave City; Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense, Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Complicity), Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree, Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Complicity), Controlled Substance Endangerment to Child 2nd Degree (Firearm Enhancement), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Complicity), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Firearm Enhancement), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess, Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Complicity), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Firearm Enhancement), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana (Complicity), & Possession of Marijuana (Firearm Enhancement).

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