Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Eight People Have Been Indicted for Engaging in Organized Crime in Martin County
Date of News Release: 02/07/2012
(Inez,Ky) -- Kentucky State Police Post 9 Pikeville conducted an investigation into the theft of funds belonging to the Martin County Water District. From the investigation, it was determined that 8 people fraudulently obtained and cashed checks illegally from the water department account. Jerry L. Maynard 24 of Inez, Colby C. Maynard 26 of Inez, Nannie Lucy Blackburn 35 of Inez, Dennis Scott 34 of Pilgrim, Alvin Wesley Johnson 28 of Inez, Melissa Hinkle 28 of Inez, Justin Keller 29 of Inez, and Sean Keller 27 of Inez were all indicted by the Martin County Grand Jury on charges of engaging in organized crime / criminal syndicate. The case remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jason Dials.