Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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April 27, 2012

Carter man indicted in fatal crash

GRAYSON — A Carter County man has been indicted on a murder charge in a suspected alcohol-related traffic  crash that claimed the life of another man.

Grand jurors recently handed up a true bill charging Randall Offill, 30, in the Jan. 13 wreck that killed Jeremy Dixon, 37, also of Olive Hill, a passenger in Offill’s vehicle.

The accident occurred on Ky. 174 west of Olive Hill. According to the Carter County Sheriff’s Department, Offill was traveling westbound when he lost control of his pickup, causing it to leave the road and hit a creekbank.

Dixon was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to St. Claire Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A grand jury indictment is a formal accusation of a crime and does not establish guilt.

Others named in recent grand jury indictments were:

‰ John A. Rowe, 28, of Grayson, charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy.

‰ Larry Mock, 60; Terry L. Mock, 52; Patricia Mock, 60;  Joni L. Staggs, 29; and Bob McGlone, 24, all of Olive Hill, each charged with one count of engaging in organized crime. Larry Mock and Terry Mock also were charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a Class C felony.

‰ Jennifer Campbell, 25, of Grayson; Donny D. Carter, 30, of Olive Hill; Joshua Messer, 24, of Morehead; and Summer L. Musgrave, 28, of Olive Hill; each charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine.

‰ Ashley Matthews, 20, of Carter County, charged with one count of receiving stolen property.

‰ Ray Stacy, 57, of Pike County, charged with one count of theft.

‰ Billy Tackett, 58, and Lauretta Barker, 55, both of Olive Hill, each charged with second-degree drug trafficking and trafficking in marijuana.

KENNETH HART can be reached at khart@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2654.

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