Grand jury indicts two for assaults

A Winchester man was indicted Friday for allegedly hitting a woman in the face with a rock along with a woman charged for a 2019 fight.

Zaire Dudley, 26, of Denny Avenue, was formally indicted for the Oct. 1 incident on Oxford Drive.

According to Winchester Police, officers were called to the victim’s home after Dudley allegedly threw a rock at her, which struck her in the face and left a laceration and swelling.

The following day, the woman said she went to the hospital and was told her nose was broken. She also said Dudley returned to her home that day and kicked the door open. She said she called police when she realized he was armed with a large kitchen knife.

Dudley was arrested later in October on warrants.

The woman said Dudley also broke her eye socket during an assault in June.

Dudley was indicted for second-degree assault, second-degree burglary and second-degree persistent felony offender.

The grand jury also indicted 37-year-old Tammy Moore for a separate assault, which occurred more than a year ago.

Moore, of Holly Avenue, was arrested in September when a Winchester Police officer identified her walking in town.

Moore is accused of assaulting another woman on Oct. 20, 2019. The victim, police said, had multiple injuries and facial fractures that required surgery to repair.

Police said Moore had likely been moving around the region following the assault. Winchester Police Capt. James Hall said they were not actively searching for Moore, but a patrol officer saw her and checked for active warrants.

In her interview with police, Moore reportedly told detectives she did not mean to hurt the woman and went “overboard,” according to the warrant.

The Clark County grand jury also returned the following indictments Friday:

• John Kesterman, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of a marijuana.

• Sheryl Y. Chenault, theft of identity.

• Charity D. Walker and John D. Walker, second-degree criminal abuse (four counts).

• Jimmy C. Griggs III, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree persistent felony offender.

• Bobby D. Purvis, receiving stolen property over $10,000, receiving stolen property over $500 (two counts), first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree persistent felony offender.

• James T. Reynolds, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, careless driving, driving on a suspended operator’s license.

• Madison O. Frasure, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – heroin, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – cocaine, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Jeremiah Taulbee, no tail lamps, no operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia.

• John A. Hughes, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, resisting arrest, tampering with physical evidence.

• Roger D. Watkins, excessive window tint, driving on a suspended operator’s license, possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – heroin.

• Donnie L. Frye, receiving stolen property over $500, first-degree fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest, theft of an identity, falsely reporting an incident, driving on a suspended operator’s license, receiving stolen property, first-degree persistent felony offender.

• Latonya Jarman, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – methamphetamine.

• William Duke, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – methamphetamine.

• Timothy C. Halsey, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – methamphetamine.

• Rose M. Crim, tampering with a prisoner monitoring device.

• Paris Green, tampering with a prisoner monitoring device.

• Casey L. Moore, tampering with a prisoner monitoring device.

• Ova L. Smith, Sidney L. Ramsey and Stacy Thacker, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, tampering with physical evidence, second-degree persistent felony offender (Smith), possession of drug paraphernalia (Thacker).

About Fred Petke

Fred Petke is a reporter for The Winchester Sun, the Jessamine Journal and the State Journal. His beats include cops, courts, fire, public records, city and county government and other news. To contact Fred, email fred.petke@bluegrassnewsmedia.com or call 859-759-0051.

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