A Greensburg woman was indicted Tuesday on several criminal charges after being accused of leaving her 8-month-old daughter alone in a shopping cart in the Columbia Walmart.
Adrianne Nicole Faulkner, 26, was indicted on charges of endangering the welfare of a minor, abandonment of a minor, wanton endangerment in the second degree, public intoxication, and two counts of theft by unlawful taking, under $500.
Police were called to Walmart at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14 with a report that a child was left inside a shopping cart.
Walmart employees took care of the child until officers from the Columbia Police Department arrived. Officers found documents that led to the child’s mother, who had returned home in Green County.
Police say Faulkner told them she realized when she got back to Green County that she had left her daughter but she made no attempt to return to the Columbia Walmart and get her.
She is also accused of shoplifting items from Walmart and the Style Hair Salon, which is located within Walmart.
46-YEAR-OLD CHARGED WITH RAPE
Richard Lee Boatwright, 46, of Lexington, was indicted on one count of rape, 1st degree and one count of sexual abuse, 1st degree. Boatwright is accused of raping a female who was under 12 years old sometime between November 2010 and November 2012. The girl turned 12 last September. Bail is set at $100,000 cash.
WOMAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING POLICE OFFICER
Tracy Renee Hatfield, 32, of Jamestown, was indicted Tuesday on charges that she assaulted two law enforcement officers.
Hatfield was indicted for resisting arrest and two counts of assault, 3rd degree; alcohol intoxication; and disorderly conduct, 2nd degree.
She is accused of assaulting Sheriff Deputies Justin Cross and Adam Cravens on April 6 while they were attempting to arrest her. Bail is set at $10,000 cash or secured property.
Coy Morrison, Jr., 38, of Columbia, and Brandon L. Burton, 29, were each indicted on one count of manufacturing meth; burglary, 2nd degree; and criminal mischief, 1st degree.
They are accused of burglarizing and damaging property belonging to Allen Crowdus on May 1. Bond is set at $5,000 surety for Morrison and $25,000 cash for Burton.
Deondrick Davis, 33, of Columbia, was indicted on two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offense. One charge specifies less than four grams of cocaine and the other charge specifies less than 10 dosage units of opiates. The charges stem from incidents on March 28 and April 17. Bail is set at $20,000 cash.
McKinley Hall, aka Kenneth Hall, 61, was indicted for trafficking in a controlled substance, 2nd degree, 1st offense. He is accused of trafficking in hydrocodone on March 31, 2011. Bail is set at $10,000 cash or secured property.
Joshua L. Dial, 21, of Columbia, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, 1st degree, first offense, heroin, and one charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. The charges stem from an incident on Feb. 13. Bail was set at $5,000 cash or secured property.
Roy Lynn McClister, 46, of Columbia, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, 2nd degree; possession of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia. Charges stem from an incident on Feb. 27. Bail is set at $2,500 unsecured.
Gary Wayne Harmon, 46, of Columbia, was indicted for assault, 2nd degree, and one count of menacing. He is accused of striking a female with a knife several times on May 7. Bail is set at $10,000 cash.
Larry G. Curry, 33, of Columbia, was indicted on a charge of assault, 2nd degree, stemming from an incident on March 5. Curry is accused of injuring a man by hitting him in the head with a metal object. Bail is set at $5,000 cash.
Byron K. Bradley, 30, of Bowling Green, was indicted on charges of theft of identity, giving a peace officer a false name or address, and persistent felony offender, 2nd degree.
Bradley is accused of possessing or using another man’s identity on July 24, 2012 and lying to Deputy Sheriff Justin Cross about his identity. Bail is set at $5,000 unsecured.
Gary L. Spoon, 42, of Campbellsville, was indicted for theft by unlawful taking or disposition. He is accused of cashing a check of more than $8,000 made payable to Spoon and Company Oil. Bail is set at $8,500 cash.
Chad Powell, 38, of Columbia, was indicted for flagrant nonsupport. He is accused of failure to pay support of more than $10,800. Bail is set at $10,000 cash.
(An indictment is a legal charge and does not establish guilt.)