The Connecticut man accused of transporting a Bell County teen to New Britain, Conn., has been indicted. David Hernandez, 51, of New Britain, was indicted on the charge of custodial interference.
Hernandez allegedly took a teenager to New Britain earlier this year. She was 14 years old at the time. She was found approximately 48 hours later. According to the Bell County Detention Center, he remains in custody on a $1 million bond.
Bell County sheriff’s deputies Max Graves and B.J. Brock worked the case.
In other court news:
* Ashley N. Burkhart, 27, of Evarts, was indicted on the charge theft by deception over $300 and five counts of theft by deception under $300;
According to the indictment, Burkhart made several stolen checks payable to Save-A-Lot. One of the checks was in the amount of $308.65, while the others were made below $300. The event occurred in August 2008.
* Casey Dalton, 37, of Middlesboro, was indicted on the charge of second-degree robbery.
According to the indictment, Dalton allegedly used physical force on a Belk’s employee while he was attempting to commit a theft at the store. Officer Barry Cowan of the Middlesboro Police Department was in charge of the investigation.
Other individuals recently indicted include:
* Chris Dixon, 24, of Middlesboro, on the charge of second-degree burglary;
* Tony Lee Taylor, 54, of Baxter, on the charge of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
* Tony Ray Taylor, 32, of Wallins, on the charge of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance;
* Jason Messer, 29, of Arjay, on the charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and for being a persistent felony offender;
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