The Caldwell County Grand Jury met June 4 and returned 18 felony indictments.

Jury action included:

• Earl Ray Cook, 44, of Hopkinsville, was indicted on charges of theft by deception under $10,000, and persistent felony offender, first degree. A summons was issued. Charges stem from an incident on or about Oct. 28, 2020.

• Shawn M. Lemley, 30, of Providence, was indicted on a charge of theft by deception under $10,000, stemming from an incident on or about Aug. 14, 2020. He is now in the Fulton County Detention Center.

• Jesse D. Sowell, 26, address unknown, was indicted in three cases on charges of public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance, first degree — methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, third degree criminal trespassing, criminal possession of a forged instrument, first degree, public intoxication, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, second degree, possession of a controlled substance, first degree — methamphetamine, illegal possession of a legend drug, and attempted theft by deception under $500. Charges stem from incidents on or about March 18, and March 24.

• Baylee K. Wells, 23, of Princeton, was indicted on a charge of theft by unlawful taking — firearm. The incident occurred on or about Jan. 12.

• Aliz’Juan D. Redd-Pierce, 24, of Kuttawa, was indicted on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, first degree — methamphetamine. Charges stem from an incident on or about Feb. 2.

• James D. Tucker, 54, of Princeton, was indicted on a charge of violation of KY EPO/DVO, menacing, and stalking, first degree. Charges stem from an incident on or about March 5.

• Shelby M. Ray, 20, of Portland, Tenn., was indicted on charges of receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license. Charges stem from an incident on or about April 9.

• Michael P. Martin, 27, of Marion, was indicted on DUI, first offense, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, first degree — methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Charges stem from an incident on or about April 1.

• Michael Greene, 30, of Princeton, was indicted on possession of a controlled substance, first degree — methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal possession of a legend drug, controlled substance prescription not in original container, first offense. Charges stem from an incident on or about Oct. 18, 2020.

• Kyle V. Harper, 31, of Princeton, was indicted on charges of disorderly conduct, second degree, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana, possession drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, first degree — methamphetamine. Charges stem from an incident on or about March 31.

• Dustin L. Cooper, 42, of Bowling Green, was indicted on possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless driving, wanton endangerment, first degree, failure to wear seat belts, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, first offense, persistent felony offender, first degree. Charges stem from an incident on or about April 20.

• Courtney Davis, 20, of Princeton, and Austin C. Watkins, 24, of Marion, were indicted on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree — less than 2 grams of methamphetamine, (Davis, first offense; Watkins, first offense, amended from subsequent offense), possession of synthetic drugs, first offense, possession of marijuana, and complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia. Watkins was also charged with no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance, first offense, no operator’s license, promoting contraband, first degree, persistent felony offender, first degree. Charges stem from an incident on or about March 29.

• Awstyn Gage Lamar, 20, of Kevil, was indicted on charges of speeding, fleeing or evading police, first degree, reckless driving, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to signal, and four counts of first degree wanton endangerment. Charges stem from an incident on or about March 22.

• Matthew Gregory Jackson, 37, of Nortonville, was indicted on second degree arson, and first degree criminal mischief. Charges stem from an incident on or about July 22, 2017.

The cases regarding the following were continued until the next session of the Grand Jury: Robert Butler, Jacob Cox, Dalton Fluaitt, Kevin Hall, Sherry Lindle, Zindell Lindle, Matthew Oliver, Joshua Stroede, James Tucker, Gerald Watson and Billy Don Waynick.