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Seven indicted by Boyd grand jury

Sep. 14, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Seven people were indicted earlier this week by a Boyd County grand jury, according to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice.

James J. Hill, 70, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of manufacturing meth.

Gideon M. Thompson, 28, of Ashland, was indicted on two counts of receiving stolen property.

John Barnett, 45, of Jackson, Ky., was indicted on three counts of theft by deception.

Steven D. Downs, 27, no address listed, was indicted on a charge of escape.

Kristy A. Vanhoose, 36, of Kenova, was indicted on a charge of theft by deception.

Fred Fraley Jr., 39, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of theft of services.

Christopher Kelley, 21, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of criminal mischief.

An indictment is a formal charge made against a person by a grand jury. It does not establish guilt or innocence.



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